NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Firefighters responded to multiple manhole fires across New York City on Saturday.
In Brooklyn, a manhole caught fire near Bedford Avenue and Park Place around 4:15 p.m. Two cars above the manhole cover also went up in flames, but were quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported.READ MORE: 2 Shot Aboard Subway Train In Harlem; Suspect At Large
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Another manhole caught fire near Fifth Avenue and 80th Street in Brooklyn, and another near Third Avenue and East 156th Street in the Bronx.MORE NEWS: Scheifele Has Hat Trick, Jets Beat Devils
In Manhattan, a manhole fire on West 87th Street prompted the partial evacuation of a nearby residence, which had a high carbon monoxide reading, the FDNY said.