Blasts Blow Off Manhole Covers in Downtown Detroit

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

DETROIT (AP) -- Media reports say an underground explosion has caused damage in downtown Detroit.

WXYZ-TV reported that authorities said Saturday morning's explosion happened at an underground electrical substation in the central business district.

WWJ-AM, WXYZ and WDIV reported the blasts blew manhole covers into the air.

There were no immediate reports of injuries.

A Detroit Police spokeswoman said more information would be released later. The Associated Press left a message with fire representatives. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

Keep it clean, keep it civil, keep it truthful, stay on topic, be responsible, share your knowledge, and please suggest removal of comments that violate these standards. Comments may take up to 24 hours or longer to appear on the site.

See full commenting rules...
powered by Disqus
WILX 500 American Road Lansing, MI 48911 517-393-0110
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 221940881 -
Gray Television, Inc.