manhole fires

Marge Contorno, 91, was hit by flying glass when a manhole exploded in Park Slope, Brooklyn on Monday, Feb. 2. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Woman, 91, Describes Being Hit With Glass When Manhole Cover Went Flying

Con Edison said 600 fires have erupted in New York City manholes since Sunday, and one woman was speaking after being hospitalized from an explosion earlier this week.

02/06/2015

SoHo Manhole Fires

Outages, Evacuations After Manhole Fires Erupt In SoHo

Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.

11/04/2013

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Manhole Fires Close Down East Harlem Blocks

The melting snow and salted road eroded cables below sending smoke and flames shooting out of manholes Monday in East Harlem.

01/03/2011