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Woman injured after underground explosion in Canoga Park

October 23, 2012 |  4:55 pm

Underground explosion blew off two vault lids in this area.
A woman was injured in Canoga Park on Tuesday afternoon after an underground explosion blew open at least two electrical vault lids in a half-mile area, the Los Angeles Fire Department said.

The blast was believed to have been caused by an electrical problem, the LAFD said. The woman sustained minor injuries and was taken to a hospital by a department ambulance.

The explosion was reported shortly before 4 p.m. in the 21700 block of Victory Boulevard

No other details were immediately available.


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Map shows area where explosion was reported. Credit: Times' Mapping L.A.