Report: Detroit’s Greektown evacuated when manhole covers blow
DETROIT, Mich. — Police in Detroit were evacuating several streets from the Greektown area Wednesday as manhole covers were reportedly blowing off.
FOX 2 Detroit reports that people in the area of Monroe Avenue and Beubien Street were cleared out as a safety precaution, while others were told to stay inside restaurants as opposed to trying to reach their vehicles.
A source with the Detroit Fire Department tells FOX 2 that the cause of the issue is an underground DTE Energy distribution system.
So far, no injuries have been reported.