Flames shoot from manhole fire in Williamsburg, Brooklyn

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Sunday, March 10, 2019
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Con Ed and the FDNY were on the scene of a manhole fire in Brooklyn.

WILLIAMSBURG, Brooklyn (WABC) -- Firefighters responded to a manhole fire in Brooklyn Sunday morning.

Video showed flames shooting up from the area on Conselyea Street in Williamsburg.

The fire started just before 8 a.m. and was under control within an hour.

There are no reports of any injuries.

Con Edison workers are on the scene trying to figure out what sparked the flames.

About 70 customers on the block were left without power as repairs were being made.


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