NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A manhole fire caused quite a scare Saturday evening in Midtown East.
The manhole was rocked by an explosion around 9 p.m. Saturday near East 50th Street and Second Avenue, officials said.READ MORE: Exclusive: Cellphone Video Shows NYPD Sergeant Throw Man To Ground During Violent Arrest On Lower East Side
At least one car was seriously damaged, but no one was injured, officials said.
The FDNY told CBS 2 the explosion was sparked by a transformer fire.READ MORE: New York City Councilmember 'Baffled' By Mayor's Hesitance To Mandate Masks As Delta Variant Spreads
Con Edison was dispatched to the scene, and had taken over for repairs as of 11 p.m. Saturday.
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