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Posted at 9:01 PM ET, 07/ 1/2010

Manhole fire in SW D.C.

By Erica Johnston

Update, 9:35 p.m.:
The underground fire that caused three manholes to pop their covers in Southwest D.C. has been extinguished.

No injuries were reported in the incident near Southeastern University about 8 p.m. Thursday. The manhole covers were all near the intersection of 6th and I streets.


Authorities are on the scene of a reported manhole fire at 6th and I streets in Southwest Washington, D.C. police said. The incident was reported shortly after 8 p.m.

No further information was immediately avaliable.

-- Clarence Williams

By Erica Johnston  | July 1, 2010; 9:01 PM ET
Categories:  Crime and Public Safety, DC  
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