Police are evacuating businesses in downtown Savannah after an apparent underground explosion.
Businesses on two streets were being evacuated after the explosion that police said blew off three manhole covers at 8:45 a.m. Monday.
Firefighters sprayed foam and water at the scene, and the fire was out by 10 a.m. Some power outages were reported.
Police were urging morning commuters to avoid the area and seek alternate routes. Authorities had no immediate information on whether anyone was injured.