FDNY snuffs out 5 manhole fires in Harlem

December 11, 2011 7:59:05 PM PST
Firefighters responded to multiple manhole fires in Harlem on Sunday night.

The FDNY received calls for the fires at 125th Street and Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard, near the historic Apollo Theater.

When they got there, five manhole fires were burning.

Touro College and other nearby buildings were evacuated because of high carbon monoxide levels.

About 150 people were temporarily evacuated.