DETROIT (WXYZ) - The Max M. Fisher Music Center will reopen on Tuesday after being closed on Sunday because of underground explosions in the area.
The explosions were triggered by an underground cable that sparked, triggering several underground pockets of natural gas. Fire could be seen blasting out from manholes, blowing the covers into the air
The building did sustain some damage, but it was limited to the basement restroom area of the original Orchestra Hall facility. Repairs are underway.
A licensed structural engineers has examined the campus, including Orchestra Hall, and cleared it for occupancy.
The closure forced the relocation of a strings competition and the postponement of Wayne State University's Big Bands performance. All other performances will now go on as scheduled.
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