Queens residents rattled after powerful Forest Hills manhole fire

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CeFaan Kim has the latest developments from Forest Hills.

Queens residents are on edge after a manhole fire that apparently caused a loud noise and a blast so powerful it shook buildings and knocked out power to the area.



FDNY says they responded to the scene at 102-30 Queens Boulevard just before 11 p.m. Sunday.


Users took to social media, saying the fire sounded like a large explosion.


One person who lives on Queens Boulevard says his building shook.

No injuries have been reported. There is no word on if the morning commute has been affected.

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