The state says that investigators handed over reports of the Flushing blast to a Con Ed consultant.
Con Ed workers rallied Thursday at company headquarters as leaders headed back to the bargaining table.
A Con Ed worker was in serious condition after being burned to the face at 154 W. 70th St. Wednesday.
Con Ed and the Local 1-2 of the Utility Workers of America will resume talks Thursday, the union said.
Managers were filling in for thousands of Con Ed workers who were locked out after contact talks halted.
Several hundred Brooklyn customers awaited the restoration of power Saturday.
Power outages in Brooklyn and Queens leaves residents without electricity on another scorcher of a day.
A manhole fire sparked on 14th Avenue in Brooklyn June 21, 2012.
Scorching temperatures are expected to near triple digits Thursday.
The power cuts have been restored to some Brooklyn neighborhoods, a Con Ed spokeswoman said.
Two manhole explosions caused power outages on one Midwood block Tuesday night.
Con Edison said a "cable burnout" was the cause of a March 23 fire that gutted an Inwood home.
Andrew Modica, 46, reportedly confessed to swiping some of the covers.
The Times Square Alliance said that thieves stole 20 iron guards from trees on Restaurant Row.
More than 30 manhole covers have been stolen from city streets since March, Con Ed said.
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