Hundreds in dark after manhole explosion

MISSION HILLS Firefighters say they got the call of a manhole cover explosion around 1:30 p.m. on the 10000 block of Swinton Avenue.

They immediately called the Department of Water and Power.

DWP officials say there was no explosion, but some equipment did malfunction causing a disruption in service for four hundred customers.

No one was injured.

The incident comes on the heels of another underground accident near L.A. International Airport that killed firefighter Brent Lovrien.


Click here for more headlines from ABC7 Eyewitness News

Copyright © 2022 KABC Television, LLC. All rights reserved.