WATCH: Dramatic moment as flames burst out of manhole cover

This is the dramatic moment flames burst out of a manhole in a busy English city.

The blaze, which took place in Sheffield, came from an underground electrical fire.

Pedestrians were seen walking past as flames shot out of a manhole cover. Image: Sheffield Star

Pedestrians were seen walking past as flames shot out of a manhole cover. Image: Sheffield Star

The fire outside a supermarket was captured by a passer-by using a mobile phone before emergency services arrived and blocked off the road and a neighbouring street.

Pedestrians were seen walking past as flames shot out of a manhole cover. Two fire engines were called at the scene and Northern Grid engineers have been alerted to the incident.

This article originally appeared on our sister site, Sheffield Star