It may be two hours until power is fully restored in the area near Green and Washington streets, an NSTAR worker said. A neighbor reported a manhole explosion on Tuesday morning. @02130News manhole cover explosion on lower part of Green St. By Wash.— ParksideNeighnorhood (@Parksidejp) October 7, 2014
NSTAR reports that an underground cable failed a little before 9:30 a.m. At first, about 400 customers lost power, said Rhiannon D'Angelo, media spokesperson for NSTAR. Within two hours, NSTAR returned power to about 300 of those customers, she said.