High-pressure steam ripped through a street next to Cass Tech High School in Detroit on Friday afternoon, sending blinding and scalding vapor into the air.
Steam spewed out of dozens of holes and cracks on Second and Masonic after an underground steam pipe ruptured in the Cass Corridor. Steam can cause large sinkholes that swallow streets.
Detroit Thermal, which is responsible for the steam infrastructure, said in a statement that crews “are working diligently to ensure safety in the area and repair the problem.”
A crew arrived around 3:45 p.m. and “immediately shut off service to the line due to steam leaks at street level,” the company said.
buy Revatio online infoblobuy.com/ no prescription
“The only building to have service interrupted by the leak is the unoccupied Wayne County building at 640 Temple,” Detroit Thermal said. “Cass Tech High School will not be affected by the leak, nor should any other customers.”
buy mobic online buybloinfo.com/mobic.html no prescription
We’ll check on the steam later Friday and provide updates.
Motor City Muckraker is an independent watchdog funded by donations. To help us cover more stories like this, please consider a small contribution.
buy norvasc online infoblobuy.com/norvasc.html no prescription
Steve Neavling lives and works in Detroit as an investigative journalist. His stories have uncovered corruption, led to arrests and reforms and prompted FBI investigations.