• Eversource reporting 430 without power after South Boston manhole fire


    A manhole fire in South Boston left hundreds of Eversource customers without power on Monday.

    The company reported 430 customers in Boston were without power in the 80-degree temperatures on Monday night.

    The manhole fire happened on E 2nd Street.

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    Residents without their power were left to fight through the late-night heat with no air conditioners or fans after the incident.

    The timing on when power may be restored was unknown at the time of the fire.

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