BOISE -- Cleanup crews are hard at work mitigating flood damage from a broken sprinkler pipe at the upscale Aspen Lofts Sunday night.
Authorities tell KTVB up to a dozen condominiums now have water damage.
Water was reported dripping from ceilings, floors, exterior walls, and even flowing from a stairwell inside the 13-story building on Front Street in Boise.
Some Aspen Lofts residents were standing outside on the street when firefighters responded to an automatic alarm at approximately 11:30 p.m. because they had standing water in their homes.
Crews traced the flooding to a broken sprinkler pipe in a heated area on the 9th floor of the building. They say water leaking from that broken pipe damaged condos all the way down to the 5th floor.
Battalion Chief Tom Pawek with the Boise Fire Department said some of the units were filled with standing water.
"There was probably ... between 6 and 10 that were [filled with] enough standing water where you did not want to stay in them," Pawek told KTVB.
Firefighters helped a number of residents affected by the flood gather essentials from their residences before evacuating for the night.
Meanwhile, property managers called in a disaster response team to clean up the mess.
While the building also includes a parking ramp and office space on lower levels, it's not known if those features were affected by the flooding.
There are 75 condominiums of various sizes in the building.