Underground electrical wires cause ‘small explosion’ in Chatteris
PUBLISHED: 12:05 09 August 2019
Emergency services were called to Chatteris this morning after a “small explosion” that was caused by electrical wires.
Emergency services were called to Chatteris this morning after a "small explosion" that was caused by electrical wires.
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Police officers and Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service crews attended the incident on the corner between East Park Street and St Martin's Road at around 9.45am.
A police spokesman said: "I believe water got into the electricity supply, causing a small explosion which blew open the manhole covers."
One person said on social media: "I wondered what the bang was!"
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