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Fire crews respond to a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Manhattan on July 30, 2015. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS2)

Manhole Fire Knocks Out Power In Washington Heights As Tri-State Faces Another Day Of Extreme Heat

About 800 Con Edison customers lost power after a manhole fire on West 190th Street in Washington Heights. It happened around 5 a.m. Thursday.


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2 Buildings Lose Power After Washington Heights Manhole Fire

Two buildings lost power in Washington Heights late Monday, after a fire broke out in a manhole.


Sidewalks have reopened after a manhole fire sent smoke billowing through Midtown (Paul Murnan/CBS2)

Manhole Fire In Midtown Leaves Businesses Dark, Snarls Friday Commute

Four buildings in the area were left without power as the thick aroma of an electrical fire filled the air.


A fire broke out in a manhole at 23rd Street and Seventh Avenue in Chelsea on Wednesday, March 4. (Credit: Michael Ruggeiro)

Manhole Fire Sends Smoke Billowing Into Air In Chelsea; Building Evacuated

A fire broke out in a manhole in Chelsea Tuesday evening, sending billowing clouds of thick, gray smoke into the air.


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Manhole Fire Prompts Brief Evacuation Of Flushing, Queens Building

A small apartment building was briefly evacuated Friday evening, after two manhole fires were reported in Flushing, Queens.


Firefighters respond to a manhole fire on Prospect Park West on Feb. 2, 2015. (credit: Jenna Stern)

Manhole Fire Injures 1, Blows Out Windows Near Prospect Park

The fire began around 11:30 a.m. on Prospect Park West between Fifth and Sixth streets.


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Con Edison: Queens Manhole Fire Likely Caused By Winter Weather Conditions

A manhole cover popped right off as thick black smoke burst out of the manhole in Long Island City Sunday morning.


Smoke fills the Nos. 1, 2 and 3 subway platform at 34th Street on Feb. 26, 2014. (credit: Mo Gelber)

34th Street-7th Avenue Subway Station Evacuated Due To Nearby Fire

Dozens of people were evacuated from a Manhattan subway station and three neighboring buildings due to a transformer fire, the Fire Department said.


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Times Square Hotel Evacuated Due To Power Outage

A power outage prompted the evacuation of about 100 guests at a Times Square hotel late Sunday afternoon.


Con Edison works on restoring power. (credit:  Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Voltage Reduced On Staten Island After Con Edison Manhole Fires

A manhole fire left part of Staten Island without power in the middle of a brutal heat wave overnight, and Con Edison has reduced voltage in many areas in as crews repair equipment.


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Manhole Fire Cuts Power In Eastern Queens

A manhole fire cut power to customers Tuesday afternoon in eastern Queens.


Firefighters respond to the scene of five manholes on fire in Harlem on June 27. 2012. (credit: CBS 2)

Five Manholes Catch Fire In Harlem, Knocking Out Power To Hi-Rise

Con Ed says two cables caught fire on Amsterdam Avenue from 131st Street to 133rd Street. The fire caused some of the manhole covers to blow off, Con Ed said.


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Manhole Fire In Midtown Creates Traffic Mess, Causes Outages

The fire erupted on 59th Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue and was later extinguished. Traffic in the area is back to normal and power is expected to be restored sometime Friday night for affected customers.


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Manhole Fire Near Queensboro Bridge Leads To Building Evacuations

CBS 2’s Derricke Dennis was live at the scene and reported that workers hit a gas line and some electrical lines while working on a trench around 3 p.m. Friday. That caused an explosion that came up through a manhole.