Flushing, Queens residents return to homes after manhole fire

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Thursday, March 5, 2015

FLUSHING, N.Y. (WABC) -- Carbon monoxide levels are back to normal after a manhole fire forced the evacuation of three homes in Flushing, Queens.

The fire, on 58th Street, resulted in high levels of carbon monoxide in three buildings just after 9 a.m. The homes were evacuated as Con Edison checked carbon monoxide levels in the adjacent houses.

Con Edison is working on the manhole.