MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Firefighters are battling a fire at an underground electrical vault in the city’s Warehouse District, authorities say.
When the fire started, a manhole cover blew off near the intersection of 3rd Avenue and 2nd Street. Witnesses said flames sprouted up from the sewer and black smoke rose into the air Tuesday afternoon.READ MORE: Gov. Walz Secures Federal Support To Expand Antibody Treatment And Vaccination Capacity
Firefighters are currently waiting for Xcel Energy to cut power to the electrical vault.READ MORE: Kim Potter Trial, Dec. 1 Live Updates: 5 More Jurors Seated, For 9 Total
No injuries have been reported.MORE NEWS: Former Marshall Principal Files Suit Against District After Alleged Removal Over Pride Flag
This story will be updated.