Manhole Cover

Smoke rises from a manhole following an underground explosion and fire on the 600 block of Bush St. in San Francisco. (CBS)

SF Underground Explosion Blows Manhole Cover Off; Knocks Out Power

Some 2,100 PG&E customers were without power Friday afternoon in San Francisco’s Chinatown and North Beach neighborhoods after a manhole exploded, authorities said.


San Francisco Police on the scene of a manhole cover blast at 11th and Howard on November 21, 2012. (CBS)

Underground Blast In San Francisco’s SoMa Sends Manhole Cover Flying

Commuters who made their way through parts of San Francisco’s South of Market area Wednesday evening were delayed in getting home after an underground explosion sent a manhole cover flying into the air.


Police and PG&E crews at the scene of an underground explosion on Grant Ave. and Post St. in San Francisco, March 28, 2011

Underground Blast Shuts Streets Near San Francisco Union Square

Authorities shut down several streets in San Francisco Monday morning as they responded to an incident involving PG&E equipment, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said.