Utility company investigates exploding manhole in downtown Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio - The Cleveland Fire Department and a local utility company are investigating after reports of an explosion that blew off a manhole cover downtown.

Cleveland Fire taped off an area at Superior Avenue and E 12th Street.

The call went out around 5:20 a.m. Monday.

A similar incident last week knocked out power to several hundred people.

Stay with Fox 8 to keep you updated on any further developments.

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