An underground explosion rattled a block in South Philadelphia. (WPVI)
Saturday, September 10, 2016 03:44PM
SOUTH PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- An underground explosion rattled a block in South Philadelphia.
It happened at 1 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of South 16th and McKean streets.
Police and fire crews responded to the scene after reports of a loud noise and smoke pouring from a manhole.
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Apparently the force of the blast sent the manhole cover flying.
Fortunately, no one was hurt, and the power never went out.
PECO is investigating.