Report: Detroit’s Greektown evacuated when manhole covers blow

Photo credit: FOX 2 Detroit

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.

Follow FOX 2 for the latest on this story

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

1 Comment