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2 Underground Explosions Rock Main Street Area In Norwalk

Connecticut Light & Power responds to the scene of two underground explosions in central Norwalk on Tuesday morning. The shattered windows of the New York Bakery can be seen in the background.
Connecticut Light & Power responds to the scene of two underground explosions in central Norwalk on Tuesday morning. The shattered windows of the New York Bakery can be seen in the background. Photo Credit: Casey Donahue
First responders gather at the scene of two underground explosions in Norwalk on Tuesday morning.
First responders gather at the scene of two underground explosions in Norwalk on Tuesday morning. Photo Credit: Casey Donahue
Norwalk Fire Department personnel are on the scene of the explosions at Main and Wall streets.
Norwalk Fire Department personnel are on the scene of the explosions at Main and Wall streets. Photo Credit: Casey Donahue
Norwalk Police Chief Tom Kulhawik
Norwalk Police Chief Tom Kulhawik Photo Credit: Twitter @NPDChief

NORWALK, Conn. -- The Norwalk Police Department is investigating two underground explosions that rocked the area of Main and Wall streets Tuesday morning.

Main Street is blocked off between Cross and Wall streets to traffic and pedestrians on Tuesday morning, police said.

"Officers reporting 2 underground explosions in the area of Main & Wall.  No injuries reported at this time.  Manholes dislodged as a result," said Chief Tom Kulhawik via Twitter @NPDChief at 8:49 a.m. Tuesday.

Personnel from the Norwalk Fire Department and Police Department are on the scene. Connecticut Light & Power is on the scene, investigating as well, with workers already working below ground as of 10 a.m.

"CL&P is on scene and working on the issue on Main,  Appears to be an electrical issue and no evidence of any gas issues," Kulhawik said via Twitter.

The explosion shattered the windows of the nearby New York Bakery in central Norwalk, he said. That appears to be the only damage, Kulhawik said.

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