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Utility Workers Respond To Manhole Explosions In Old City

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) -- Philadelphia utility workers spent hours at the scene of two manhole explosions in Old City.

The explosions happened just after 9 a.m. on Market Street, near Third Street.

Crews from Philadelphia Gas Works and PECO Energy responded and the street was temporarily closed.

PECO says while no customers were impacted by the blasts, they still aren't sure what caused them.

Market Street manhole explosions
Crews respond to manhole explosions on Market Street in Center City. (credit: CBS3)


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