Two people got “some kind of shock” and were taken to Weill Cornell Medical Center, according to an FDNY spokesman.
The railroad has been beefing up its power supply system since a Con Ed feeder cable blew out in Mount Vernon late last September. Service came to a screeching halt on the New Haven line for nearly two weeks.
Something is taking all the air out of the holiday spirit in northern New Jersey, as electric power suddenly has become less than dependable.
An estimated 12,000 customers were without power in New Jersey Monday afternoon after a transformer blew up.
A transformer exploded in Fort Lee around 6 p.m. As a result, PSE&G said they had to cut power to customers in Fort Lee and Cliffside Park.
Flames erupted in several manholes late Monday afternoon along Broadway in SoHo.
Southeastern Connecticut saw by far the largest number of outages across the region, but New England bore the brunt of the outages.
A storm left residents in Edgewater, New Jersey without power on Sunday. Residents told CBS 2’s Dave Carlin that a transformer exploded during the storm.
A parked car and an underground transformer caused a massive fire in Midtown on Saturday.
No injuries were reported in the blaze at 11 Madison Ave., near Madison Avenue Park Saturday afternoon. The cause has yet to be determined.