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Upper East Side Neighborhood Calls For City To Fix Troublesome Manhole Cover

As a foreign correspondent for Newsweek, Richard Chesnoff survived wars and riots. Yet he said it was a brush with a New York City sidewalk that left him wounded — 23 stitches in the ankle and a bruise on his leg.

07/30/2014

Boy rescued after falling into manhole in Brooklyn on Jan. 14, 2014. (credit: Yeshiva World News)

10-Year-Old Boy Rescued After Falling Into Manhole In Brooklyn

The incident happened on the corner of 49th Street and 13th Avenue in Borough Park around 8:45 a.m. Tuesday.

01/14/2014

Firefighters at the scene of a transformer fire on 51st & 6th Avenue on Jan. 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Midtown Building Partially Evacuated Due To Transformer Fire

Officials are evacuating some floors of 140 West 51st Street due to concerned over high levels of carbon monoxide in the smoke.

01/06/2014

Two manhole fires in Queens caused minor injuries and charred two vehicles on Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

5 Sent To Hospital After Manhole Fires Erupt In Queens

It happened just after 1 a.m. at the intersection of 75th Street and 88th Avenue in Woodhaven.

08/22/2013

New Rochelle High School was evacuated after a fire broke out in a manhole near the school on Friday, June 7, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

New Rochelle High School Dismissed Early After Manhole Fire Forces Evacuation

Around 10:30 a.m., a fire broke out in an underground vault just behind the main school building.

06/07/2013

Suffolk Emergency Service officers rescue baby deer (credit: Suffolk PD)

Emergency Service Officers Rescue Baby Deer Stuck In Mount Sinai Manhole

Oh deer. Talk about a feel-good story.

08/03/2012

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

(credit: Kathryn Brown/CBS 2)

Fire At Inwood Building, Terror Target In 1970, Leaves 12 Firefighters Injured

Residents who were home at the time say they heard what sounded like fireworks and then saw sparks shooting outside their windows.

03/23/2012

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Jersey City Manhole Rescue Turns Out To Be False Alarm

Turns out it was a false alarm. After spending three hours scrambling to rescue what was believed to be a man who fell down a manhole in Jersey City, rescuers came up with garbage.

06/10/2011

Anthony Ruggiero, left, and John Kelly (AP Photo/Tarrytown Village Administrator)

Tarrytown Faulted In Manhole Suffocation Deaths

The village of Tarrytown endangered its workers — including two men who died in a manhole — by allowing them to enter dangerous spaces without proper training and equipment, the state Labor Dept. said Friday.

12/17/2010

Manhole Explosions Rock Brooklyn Neighborhood

In the murky lull after the morning rain, the FDNY was out along a four-block stretch of Joralemon Street.

09/30/2010

Anthony Ruggiero, left, and John Kelly (AP Photo/Tarrytown Village Administrator)

Tarrytown Mourns Loss Of 2 Men in Manhole Accident

Tarrytown officials concluded Thursday that the tragic deaths of two friends killed by toxic fumes inside a manhole over Labor Day Weekend could have been avoided.

09/09/2010

Photo/CBS 2

Officials To Investigate Tarrytown Manhole Tragedy

Anthony Ruggiero and John Kelly, childhood friends, both fell victim to toxic fumes they encountered while in a waste sewer line, 15-feet below ground, at the rear of a local firehouse.

CBS 2–09/07/2010

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Firefighter, Worker Die In Tarrytown Manhole Incident

A firefighter who climbed down into a manhole to try to rescue a worker apparently was overcome by fumes and died along with the man he tried to save.

09/06/2010