NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Firefighters were at the scene of a manhole fire in Midtown on Monday night that started spreading to a nearby building.
Smoke and flames could be seen pouring out of the manhole on 48th Street, between Fifth and Sixth avenues.READ MORE: NYC Primary: Eric Adams Leads Democratic Mayoral Race In First Round Of Results; Andrew Yang Concedes Early
That part of 48th remained closed.
It was not clear if the 17-story building was damaged.
There were no immediate reports of evacuations or injuries.READ MORE: NYC Primary: Guardian Angels Founder Curtis Sliwa Is Projected Winner Of Republican Mayoral Primary
More than 70 firefighters were on the scene.
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