Manhole Explodes In Pike Creek, Smoke Coming From Underground

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Pike Creek – At 11:17 this morning firefighters from the Mill Creek Fire Company responded to Skyline Drive and Burnley Road for reports of an underground explosion.

An off-duty police officer was on scene reporting a manhole cover had popped and smoke was coming from under the ground.

At 11:28 crews alerted dispatch that they have brought the situation under control. No injuries were reported.


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