Category: manhole

Boston Manhole Blasts Send 1 to Hospital, Force Evacuations

BOSTON—Two manholes exploded in downtown Boston on Thursday morning, pouring smoke into the streets, forcing the evacuation of two buildings, and sending one person to the hospital with burns, authorities said. The explosions, which also shattered a window, were reported around 8:30 a.m. near the High Street and Federal Street area in the Financial District….

California Woman Finds Manhole in Bedroom Leading to Secret 1950s Bomb Shelter: Video

A California woman discovered a manhole in her bedroom leading to an abandoned bomb shelter beneath. The underground shelter, and an adjoining food store, had seemingly been left undisturbed for decades. Jennifer Little made the astounding discovery while she was moving a 400-pound piece of bedroom furniture. She was too nervous to descend into the…