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Midtown »

VIDEO: Manhole Fire Causes Smoke to Billow Over Midtown

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

Bushwick »

FDNY Captain Suffers Serious Leg Injury in Bushwick Manhole Fire: Officials

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

Chelsea »

Chelsea Manhole Fire Sparks Evacuations and Doughnut Giveaway

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

Dyker Heights »

More Than 2,000 Customers Lose Power Around NYC After Rain and Snow

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

Park Slope »

Nearly 600 Manhole Fires Hit City in Past Week, Con Ed Says

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

Astoria »

Manhole Fire Leaves 25 People Evacuated From Astoria Homes, FDNY Says

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

Park Slope »

VIDEO: Park Slope Manhole Fire Torches Car and Prompts Building Evacuations

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

Park Slope »

Why Are There So Many Manhole Fires? Experts Blame Salt

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

Park Slope »

Man Hit by Flying Manhole Cover After Explosion Near Prospect Park

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

Parkchester »

Parkchester Macy's Evacuated After Manhole Fire, FDNY Says

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

Crown Heights »

Manhole Fire Sparks Power Outage at Crown Heights School

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

Corona »

Businesses Left Without Power After Corona Manhole Explosions

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

Upper West Side »

Manhole Fire Scorches Two Parked Cars, Witnesses Say

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

Hudson Square »

Fire Breaks Out in Basement of Canal Street Building

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

Corona »

Manhole Fire Forces Brief Evacuation of Corona Middle School

The explosion happened about 7 a.m. Friday morning, the FDNY said.