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Since last week's snowstorm, crews have responded to at least 300 manhole fires in New York City, including two Thursday morning on West 71st Street near Central Park West. (credit: CBS2)

New York City Manhole Explosions Epidemic Puts Pressure On Con Edison

There is a demand for an investigation into what has become a plague in New York City this winter — exploding manholes that have put the public in danger, even sending some people to the hospital.

03/06/2015

Manhole (credit: CBS 2)

Manhole Covers Being Stolen In Town Of Huntington Leaving Residents On Alert

The town has had to replace about 20 of the cast-iron covers at $400 a piece in the past two months.

08/09/2012

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Con Ed: 30 Manhole Covers Stolen In Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx

The utility believes the manhole covers are being sold for scrap metal.

05/03/2012