NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Manhole fires in Brooklyn and Queens caused trouble for residents earlier Sunday.

Huge flames shot out of a manhole on Conselyea Street in Williamsburg. Firefighters blocked off the street at around 8 a.m. while they got the fire under control.

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In Queens, thick smoke could be seen rising from a transformer fire at 205th Street and 116th Avenue in St. Albans during the afternoon.

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Con Edison said two customers in the area briefly lost power.

Officials said Sunday morning’s wet weather may have been to blame for the fires.

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Witnesses shared video of the fire on social media. A Queens resident named “Ralph” spoke with CBS2 and said power in the neighborhood was still on at the time of the disruption.