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Firefighters Tackle Manhole Fire In Boston's Hyde Park

BOSTON (CBS) -- A manhole fire was quickly put out by firefighters Saturday afternoon in Boston's Hyde Park neighborhood.

Boston fire officials say the fairly routine manhole blaze happened around 4 p.m. at Cleary Square.

No one was hurt. It is unclear if any businesses or homes nearby were affected.

Boston Manhole Fire
Traffic detours were set up at Cleary Square while firefighters and Eversource crews work the scene of a manhole fire in Boston's Hyde Park. (WBZ-TV)

Traffic detours have been set up in the area while firefighters and Eversource crews work.

Boston Manhole Fire
Eversource workers at the scene of a manhole fire Saturday at Cleary Square in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

No additional information was readily available.


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