Flaming manhole this morning.
The Crimson reports on flaming manholes early this morning:
A fire started underground on the corner of Mass Ave and Dunster Street was visible through several manholes in the Square this morning. Harvard's Holyoke Center, Cambridge Savings Bank, Au Bon Pain, and other nearby institutions were evacuated, and automobile access to the Square had been severely restricted by the Cambridge Fire Department. ...
NeutralSurface took photos, including the one on the right.
Channel 5 reports. NECN has video on "the underground mechanical failure" as well (great fire-AND-ice NECN screen capture).
Sushiesque was on the scene later in the morning taking photos of the aftermath:
Mishka gets the day off.
Michael: On second thought, maybe I'll go to Yale.
Crispyfoods captures Old Flameful outside the Pit: