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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.

02/26/2014

Con Edison Workers

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.

12/22/2013

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.

07/06/2013

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Manhole Fire Cuts Power In Eastern Queens

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

04/09/2013

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.

06/27/2012

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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.

01/27/2012

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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.

07/29/2011