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Fire Causes Manhole Covers To Explode Into Air

BOSTON (CBS) -- Two manhole covers exploded into the air as a result of a fire in downtown Boston.

Firefighters were responding to a blaze near Boston's City Hall on Sunday when an explosion shot off two manhole covers.

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One even flew 50 feet into the air.

One of the covers landed just a few feet away from a first responder.

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No Injuries were reported.

An underground cable failure was to blame.

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