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Emergency responders on the scene of an electrical explosion at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum on July 8, 2014. (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

3 Injured In Explosion At Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

Two people got “some kind of shock” and were taken to Weill Cornell Medical Center, according to an FDNY spokesman.

07/08/2014

New Haven line commuters wait for a train. (credit: CBS 2)

Metro-North To Begin Work To Increase Power Supply For New Haven Line

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.

04/18/2014

About 24,000 PSE&G customers lost power on Nov. 21, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

North Jersey Residents Infuriated By Repeated Power Outages

Something is taking all the air out of the holiday spirit in northern New Jersey, as electric power suddenly has become less than dependable.

12/17/2013

New Jersey Outage

Transformer Explosion Knocks Out Power In Northern N.J.

An estimated 12,000 customers were without power in New Jersey Monday afternoon after a transformer blew up.

12/16/2013

PSE&G crews install new utility poles and power lines in Ridgewood, NJ. (file/credit CBS 2)

Power Restored To Most PSE&G Customers In Bergen County

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.

12/13/2013

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

A shot of Corona, Queens, sent in by 1010 WINS listener Edwin Collantes.

Power Outages Dwindling Across Region

Southeastern Connecticut saw by far the largest number of outages across the region, but New England bore the brunt of the outages.

02/10/2013

Credit CBS 2

Storms Cause Power Outages In New York And New Jersey

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.

08/05/2012

Credit 1010 WINS Reporter Gary Baumgarten

Blown Transformer Sets Car, Condominium On Fire In Midtown

A parked car and an underground transformer caused a massive fire in Midtown on Saturday.

07/07/2012

Heavy smoke pours from the roof of 11 Madison Ave. on September 10, 2011.

Heavy Smoke From NYC High-Rise Roof Causes Brief Scare On Eve Of 9/11 Anniversary

No injuries were reported in the blaze at 11 Madison Ave., near Madison Avenue Park Saturday afternoon. The cause has yet to be determined.

09/10/2011