Underground electrical fire knocks out power in Rittenhouse Square
CENTER CITY - June 10, 2013 (WPVI) -- An underground electrical fire knocked out power to parts of the city's Rittenhouse Square section early Monday morning.
Fire crews responded to a fire around 1:00 a.m. on 18th Street near Walnut Street.
Residents reported smoke coming from under manhole covers in the area.
The blaze was quickly placed under control with no injuries.
PECO crews were called to the scene to make repairs and get the power back on.
18th Street is closed at the location and commuters should expect delays.
fire, capitol building, philadelphia, local/state
- 2 million dollar tickets sold in NJ, 1 in Del.
- Brisk And Cold
- Get the 6abc StormTracker app
- 2013 Troop Greetings
- Gloucester Twp. school put on precautionary lockout 25 min ago
- Water main break causes river of ice in Cherry Hill
- Husband charged with wife's murder in Bethlehem
- Police: Job applicant stole from tip jar 38 min ago
- Phila. attorney Charles Peruto, Sr. dies
- 3 injured in car crash in Pennsauken
- Man shot several times in stomach in Chester
- Sunoco moving to Delco, Citibank leaving Philly
- Coach charged with sexually assaulting 4 more victims
- 91-year-old man stabbed, robbed in Egg Harbor