The emergency room at Banner University Medical Center reopened on Monday morning after a flood caused a closure on Friday, according to a statement from Banner Health. 

A pipe burst, causing a flood of “clean water” at the hospital near 12th Street and McDowell Road, one of five hospitals operated by Banner Health in Phoenix and Scottsdale. 

The affected areas were restored to working condition with the help of team members who “dedicated their weekend in getting the emergency department up and running to help prioritize patient care,” the statement said. 

Walk-in patients were treated in a different area of the hospital during the closure, the statement said. The trauma center remained opened while repairs were being made.

“The team’s work in restoring the emergency department at Banner – University Medical Center Phoenix in less than 72 hours was nothing short of heroic,” Daniel Post, chief executive officer for the hospital, said in the statement. 

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