Manhole cover pops off on busy sidewalk in Malden
MALDEN, Mass. (WHDH) -- A manhole cover exploded and flew into the air in Malden on Wednesday.
The manhole is located on a busy sidewalk in Malden. Without warning, the manhole cover popped off about one foot in the air and steam started pouring out of it.
Witnesses said they heard a loud bang around 10 a.m.
Emergency crews arrived on scene within minutes and began inspecting the manhole.
There were no injuries or power outages caused by the explosion.