Man Hole Explosion Erupts in Financial District

Multiple man hole explosions roused Boston’s Financial District this Thursday morning near 175 Federal St. and 10 High St.

BFD confirmed two man holes sent flames and debris into the air, shattering a window of a nearby building on High St. Boston EMS transported 1 person with non life threatening injuries.

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Vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the area will be affected. Eversource is investigating the cause of the explosions. The fire department remains at the incident site to monitor carbon monoxide levels in the surrounding buildings.