Firefighters blocked the area. Fortunately. no injuries had been reported. Two buildings near the hole were also evacuated. Firefighters asked residents of nearby to evacuate voluntarily, as there was no lighting in the area. The water supply was temporarily cut .There are 18 schools in the city, which will receive thousands of bottles of water. Mayor Dario Nardella assured the situation was under control. It will not be easy to extract the waterlogged cars that fell into the hole. About 20 vehicles were in a major failure. Ponte Vecchio bridge, a favorite spot for tourists shopping for jewelry. No comments were made about how much time will be needed to repair the street.