PG&E investigating cause
of underground fire
Bay City News Service
June 20, 2006
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. crews are investigating the cause
of a underground fire at a manhole at Ellis and Polk streets in
San Francisco today.
San Francisco fire officials received a call at 2:41 p.m. that
there was an underground fire, according to a fire dispatcher.
PG&E spokeswoman Darlene Chiu said that a manhole cover was
displaced and that someone saw smoke coming from inside.
Crews are preparing to enter the area and investigate what caused
the manhole to dislodge.
"Not a single customer was affected and there were no injuries,"
The area is cordoned off while an investigation is conducted,
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