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Steam pipe explosion buckles street in downtown Baltimore

Steam pipe explosion buckles street in downtown Baltimore”

- Fire officials in Baltimore say five people have been injured after a steam pipe explosion took place a few blocks away from Oriole Park at Camden Yards.

Eutaw Street between Lombard and Pratt Street remains closed Wednesday due to the explosion.

The explosion occurred at about 6:15 p.m., less than an hour before Tuesday's Orioles game was scheduled to start.

Steam rises after a steam pipe explosion on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, in Baltimore, Md.

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Witnesses say the explosion sent chunks of debris flying into the air, shattering auto windows and injuring bystanders.

The five hurt people were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

There's @BaltimoreFire activity on S Eutaw St between Lombard & Pratt. Several damaged cars yet to be towed away.



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