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Manhole explosion caught on camera

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An underground fire caused an explosion that blew off eight manhole covers in Providence, RI. (Source: WPRI/CNN) An underground fire caused an explosion that blew off eight manhole covers in Providence, RI. (Source: WPRI/CNN)
Two people were injured in the explosion. (Source: WPRI/CNN) Two people were injured in the explosion. (Source: WPRI/CNN)

(CNN) – Firefighters in Providence, RI were responding to reports of high carbon monoxide levels, when an explosion rocked the street.  The explosion was caught on camera.

Utility company National Grid says an underground fire caused the explosions that blew eight manhole covers off Monday morning.

Providence's mayor says two people were injured.

Traffic has been routed away from the area as investigators try to determine what caused the explosions

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