ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – The St. Louis Fire Department says one person was injured in a flash fire inside a manhole in downtown St. Louis Friday morning.
Crews were called to the scene at 10th and Chestnut around 9 a.m. According to the fire officials a worker was taking out de-energized wires for Ameren. One of the de-energized lines hit a live line and caused a flash fire.
The worker suffered minor burns and was taken to an area hospital for treatment.
There were no other injuries reported.