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Midtown »

The fire broke out on 47th Street near Fifth Avenue around 7:10 a.m., the FDNY said.

Bushwick »

Donald Hodgkinson was injured in an explosion, while two utilities workers were hurt in a separate fire.

Chelsea »

The fire shut down a block of West 23rd Street Wednesday afternoon.

Dyker Heights »

Salt water corroding underground wires sparked the widespread outages, ConEd said.

Park Slope »

Salt laid out for last weekend's snow storm has corroded wires and sparked fires, officials said.

Astoria »

Eight apartments evacuated onto 38th Street, where temperatures felt below zero, officials said.

Park Slope »

The fire torched a car and filled six buildings with carbon monoxide, the FDNY said.

Park Slope »

Salt that's spread to melt snow corrodes underground wires, which then ignite, officials said.

Park Slope »

A manhole exploded on Prospect Park West near Fifth Street, shattering windows and injuring two people.

Parkchester »

The blaze sent smoke into the department store Monday morning, workers said.  

Crown Heights »

The power went out around noon Friday at P.S. 138 in Brooklyn and surrounding areas, ConEd said.

Corona »

The cause was damage to underground wires, Con Ed said. 

Upper West Side »

Flames poured out of manholes on West 81st Street and scorched two parked cars there, witnesses said.

Hudson Square »

The fire may have started in a nearby manhole before spreading to the basement, the FDNY said.