Boston Fire Department responded around 5:30pm on Sunday when a manhole cover blew off in front of Lewis Wharf at Atlantic Avenue and Commercial Streets along the waterfront in Boston’s North End. Witnesses report a loud crash. No injuries were apparent. Photo by Jennifer Crampton.
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Underground Fire Causes Manhole Covers to Blow Off at Richmond & North Streets
At about 3pm on Tuesday, July 3rd, an underground fire caused manhole covers to blow off near the corner of Richmond and North Streets, according to Boston Police. One witness reports that a manhole cover went 8 feet into the air. Emergency personnel have the area cordoned off. A couple of scene updates below: [View Read More…