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The Latest: 2 Puerto Rican towns evacuated as dam fails

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SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The National Weather Service says the Guajataca Dam is failing in western Puerto Rico and buses are evacuating people "as quickly as they can."
 
The government called the situation "extremely dangerous."
 
The weather service office in San Juan says dam operators reported at 2:10 p.m. that the dam at the northern end of Lake Guajataca in the northwest corner of Puerto Rico was failing and causing flash flooding downstream.

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