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Washington Heights »

Eighty-one residents were ushered out of the building at 320 Wadsworth Ave. Friday morning.

Upper West Side »

Power wasn't fully restored to the area until 4 p.m. Friday, officials said. 

Upper East Side »

Five manhole fires broke out on the Upper East Side Tuesday, officials said.

Upper East Side »

Fire and smoke came out of the manholes on First Avenue between 70th and 72nd St., FDNY said.

Bushwick »

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

Bed-Stuy »

They were in a car passing Bedford Avenue and Fulton Street when a manhole exploded, officials said.

Bed-Stuy »

The Putnam Avenue fire darkened Throop and Jefferson avenues and Hancock Street, ConEd said.

Central Harlem »

A manhole fire on West 122nd Street shut down power to P.S. 242 and dozens of other buildings Tuesday.

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.