Albany PD investigating manhole explosions near Washington Park

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ALBANY, N.Y. (WRGB) - Albany Police tell us the intersection of Henry Johnson Blvd and State St. is closed while crews investigate manhole explosions.

Albany FD officials tell us residents in the area were evacuated as a precaution. A CDTA bus was brought in to keep them warm.

Fire Officials tell us the explosions were caused by an underground fire on Henry Johnson Blvd.

It's not clear how the fire started.

National Grid is at the scene cutting power to underground lines in the area.

We will continue to update this story.

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