2 pumps in Petersburg's wastewater plant blow up

2 pumps in Petersburg's wastewater plant blow up
Source: NBC12
Source: NBC12

PETERSBURG, VA (WWBT) - Two pumps in Petersburg's wastewater plant blew up Monday night, city officials said.

The first explosion happened around 10 p.m., and the second one happened about 30 minutes later, creating a mess.

City officials were able to install two temporary pumps during the overnight hours.

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