OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) - Crews dealt with an underground explosion just outside of a Doubletree hotel in the area of 17th and Capitol on Monday night.
People nearby reported seeing a lot of black smoke and hearing loud noises just after 8 p.m.
No injuries were reported. People who evacuated the Doubletree were allowed back in around 9 p.m.
There was no damage to the building.
Police said some traffic signals in that area were affected.
Something not good happening near the @DoubleTree in downtown #Omaha tonight. Thick smoke started pouring up from the area shortly after 8pm with a series of loud noises. @3NewsNowOmaha pic.twitter.com/p2inw1CVP1— Mark Stitz (@MarkStitz) April 6, 2021