Utility company investigates exploding manhole in downtown Cleveland

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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.

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