WASHINGTON - Emergency crews say a manhole exploded in the Capitol Hill area of the District. The explosion happened around 9:30 a.m. in the 1300 block of Independence Avenue.
No injuries were reported. One home was reportedly evacuated.
Pepco has isolated problem & de-energized manhole. No issues in adjacent homes. We are releasing units. pic.twitter.com/GLUZcnq2To— DC Fire and EMS (@dcfireems) May 5, 2017