BOSTON (CBS) — A manhole fire was quickly put out by firefighters Saturday afternoon in Boston’s Hyde Park neighborhood.

Boston fire officials say the fairly routine manhole blaze happened around 4 p.m. at Cleary Square.

No one was hurt. It is unclear if any businesses or homes nearby were affected.

Traffic detours were set up at Cleary Square while firefighters and Eversource crews work the scene of a manhole fire in Boston's Hyde Park. (WBZ-TV)

Traffic detours were set up at Cleary Square while firefighters and Eversource crews work the scene of a manhole fire in Boston’s Hyde Park. (WBZ-TV)

Traffic detours have been set up in the area while firefighters and Eversource crews work.

Eversource workers at the scene of a manhole fire Saturday at Cleary Square in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Eversource workers at the scene of a manhole fire Saturday at Cleary Square in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

No additional information was readily available.

Comments