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Electrical cable failure causes downtown Detroit explosions

 

August 4, 2017



DETROIT (AP) — Authorities say an underground electrical cable failure caused explosions in downtown Detroit that sent manhole covers into the air and prompted the evacuation of a restaurant and hotel.

No injuries were reported following Wednesday night's blasts in the city's Greektown area and utility DTE Energy Co. says electrical service wasn't affected. Crews worked Thursday to make repairs.

Fishbone's restaurant and the Atheneum Suite Hotel in Greektown were evacuated.

Pastor Willie Thornton, who was visiting Detroit from Kansas City, Missouri, with his family, tells The Detroit News...



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