A manhole cover explosion in downtown San Francisco Tuesday evening was caused by an underground vault fire, a PG&E spokesman said.
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.
Fire crews rescued an electrical worker who fell from a ladder and became trapped in a manhole in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Sunday night, a San Francisco Fire Department dispatcher said.
Fire personnel and PG&E crews responded to the scene of a PG&E manhole that exploded in San Francisco’s financial district Saturday morning, authorities said.
Power went out for businesses and residents in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood Thursday afternoon in an outage related to a manhole fire at Folsom and Harriet streets.
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.
The San Francisco Fire Department responded to a manhole explosion in San Francisco’s Financial District Saturday. The blast was strong enough to shatter windows in nearby businesses.