State Regulators: East Harlem Explosion Caused By Improperly Installed Gas PipelineThe report's findings are similar to those released this summer by the National Transportation Safety Board.
Couple Above Still-Shuttered Carnegie Deli Lives Without Heat, Hot WaterAn elderly Midtown couple living above the Carnegie Deli has gone without hot water or heat for months.
Shoddy Roads May Lead To Steeper Fines For Utility CompaniesNYC Councilman Dan Garodnick is sponsoring a new bill that would vastly increase penalties for road repair violations.
Con Ed Worker Saves Toddler From Narrow Window Ledge In The BronxIt was around 11:30 a.m. and Essa Waggeh was working on a gas leak on Walton Avenue when the 26-year-old said he heard someone screaming for help around the corner.
Tri-State Area Utilities Prepping For Storms, Hurricane JoaquinUtilities around the Tri-State area are gearing up for storms that are expected to bring heavy rain and flooding as Hurricane Joaquin makes its way towards the East Coast.
Oak Tree Snaps On Staten Island, Knocking Out Power For 200 CustomersResidents say it appears the tree was falling apart from the inside out.
Crews Finish Repairs After Manhole Explosion In Hell’s KitchenCrews finished cleaning up damage on Saturday that was left behind by a manhole explosion in the middle of Manhattan.
Woman Narrowly Misses Being Hit By Falling Tree In QueensBaumgardner said three separate times the city came and told him essentially he should not believe his eyes.
Manhole Fire Knocks Out Power In Washington Heights As Tri-State Faces Another Day Of Extreme HeatAbout 800 Con Edison customers lost power after a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Washington Heights. It happened around 5 a.m. Thursday.
More Pressure On The Power Grid As Temperatures Again Soar Across Tri-StateTemperatures soared into the 90s again Wednesday, putting incredible demand on the power grid and leaving some sweating in dark rooms.
Con Ed: Winter Damage, Heat, High Demand To Blame For Summer Power WoesPower problems were spread around the area as the heat soared into the mid-90s for a second day Wednesday, and Con Edison said many factors – including damage dating back to the winter – are to blame.
Manhole Explodes In Brooklyn As Storms, Heat Hit Tri-State AreaCon Edison crews worked overnight to make repairs to the system, including fixing power lines that became so overheated, they caught on fire.