NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Thick smoke could be seen coming out of manholes in Midtown on Thursday afternoon.

Smoke poured out of manholes in Midtown on Oct. 22, 2020. (Credit: CBS2)

Fifty-Fifth Street near Sixth Avenue was blocked off with multiple fire trucks on scene.

The FDNY says it received reports about the smoke just after 1 p.m.

Con Ed says there were no outages or injuries.

The street is now back open.

It is unclear what caused all the smoke.


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