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.

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