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VIDEO: Manhole Explosion Near Malden Sq.

The City of Malden's social media reports National Grid is on scene at the cover. The source of the explosion is unclear.

A local surveillance video captured a small manhole explosion near Malden Center Wednesday afternoon, with the lid briefly popping off into the air from the force of the blast.

Malden Fire and National Grid representatives are on scene for an investigation, though no injuries were reported. Local businesses have not been affected, a city official said. 

The investigation continues Wednesday afternoon. More information on the cause to come as it is made available. 

Michael G August 15, 2012 at 08:15 PM
The news will cover that but not the shootings or stabbings. That needs to change.
George Lyons August 15, 2012 at 08:54 PM
Walter J Kelliher is steamed that they wanna open up Pleasant St and relocate his City Hall?
THEBIGBT August 15, 2012 at 09:04 PM
That would have destroyed a food truck.
Michael G August 15, 2012 at 09:25 PM
Lol yes George
Michael G August 15, 2012 at 09:26 PM
If that did hit a food truck the Mayors office would start a war against manhole covers.

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