Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Reader report: manhole explosion on 2nd Avenue
Early this morning, there was a manhole explosion on Second Avenue between First Street and Houston ... Felton Davis, who shared these photos, reports that the block is closed and there is an array of helicopters overhead ... Con Ed and the FDNY are on the scene.
No reports of injuries or cause at the moment.
CBS New York reports that three manhole covers were blown off ... "but there are no reports of any smoke, fire or power outages."