San Jose Fire Department truck

San Jose Firefighters Respond To Reports Of Woman Trapped In Manhole

San Jose firefighters are responding to a report that a woman was crying for help from manhole on Thursday morning, a dispatcher said.



Manhole Cover Explosion Caused By Underground Fire In Downtown San Francisco

A manhole cover explosion in downtown San Francisco Tuesday evening was caused by an underground vault fire, a PG&E spokesman 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.



Worker Rescued From Manhole In San Francisco SoMa

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.


Manhole Explosion

Manhole Explodes In San Francisco’s Financial District

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.


Crews at the scene of a manhole fire in downtown San Francisco, September 29, 2011. (CBS)

Firefighters Control SF SoMa Manhole Fire; PG&E Restoring Power

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.


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.


A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

Manhole Explodes In San Francisco Financial District

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.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–10/09/2010