Sunday, January 30, 2011
Unexplained Explosion Blows Five Manholes Downtown
Downtown Indianapolis residents near the intersection of Michigan and New Jersey Streets and Massachusetts Avenue were awakened early this morning by the sounds of an underground explosion that blew open five manholes. Citizens Gas and Indianapolis Power & Light workers are on the scene investigating the cause of the explosion. I spoke to workers a few minutes ago who said the cause of the explosion is still a mystery. There have been no reported outages in the area, although residents are advised to avoid the area due to street closures near the scene.