Electrical fire blamed for two Upper West Side manhole fires

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Monday, December 3, 2018
Underground electrical fire blamed for 2 manhole fires on Upper West Side
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Sandra Bookman has the details.

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (WABC) -- An electrical fire underground is now being blamed for two manhole fires that shook Manhattan's Upper West Side.

The first fire happened on 104th Street and Columbus Avenue around 2:30 Sunday afternoon.

The second fire happened two and a half hours later on the same street - just feet away.

There were no injuries, and no outages were reported.

ConEd was on the scene Sunday night making repairs.


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