Fire Crews Called to Manhole Explosion in NW D.C. - NBC4 Washington

Fire Crews Called to Manhole Explosion in NW D.C.

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    Fire Crews Called to Manhole Explosion in NW D.C.

    Firefighters in D.C. are responding to a manhole explosion near Farragut Square.

    Fire crews were called to the intersection of 17th and L streets NW just before 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, police say. 

    Video from the scene shows smoke coming from a grate on the sidewalk.

    The fire has been extinguished, fire officials tweeted.

    There's no word on what caused the manhole to explode.