Homeless shelter evacuated after manhole explosion on Crotona Avenue in Belmont
More than 50 people were evacuated from a homeless shelter in Belmont this morning after a manhole exploded in front of the building.
It happened at around 5:15 a.m. on Crotona Avenue. People who live in the Thorpe Family Residence say they heard a massive boom and their lights began flickering.
Fire crews arrived to discover that carbon monoxide levels were extremely high in the area....