Manholes Set on Fire in Northeast Philly: Police | NBC 10 Philadelphia

Manholes Set on Fire in Northeast Philly: Police

There are no reports of evacuations at this time



    (Published Monday, July 30, 2012)

    Several manholes were set on fire in Northeast Philadelphia Sunday after someone poured gasoline down a sewer drain, according to authorities.

    Investigators say it happened around 8:00 p.m. at Academy Road and Nanton Drive in the Byberry section of Philadelphia.

    There were no evacuations and no one was injured.

    Residents told NBC10 they saw a group of teenagers pouring gasoline inside a sewer drain.

    Police have made no arrests. They are still investigating the incident.

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