BK escapes power outages but some fear manhole fires may mean trouble

The summer's high temps and recent series of manhole fires has led to the question -- could Brooklyn be next to be hit with a

SHEEPSHEAD BAY - The summer's high temps and recent series of manhole fires has led to the question -- could Brooklyn be next to be hit with a power outage?

There have been several manhole fires and explosions throughout Brooklyn in the last week. In Park Slope last week, there were three manhole fires that left some residents in a brownout. And over the weekend in Sunset Park, there were several manhole fires that left residents fearing they would lose power.

Residents who need to report a power outage can call Con Ed at 1-800-75-CONED. For special services or food spoilage issues, residents should call 311. And of course, for any emergency call 911.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Brooklyn residents flocked to stores on Sunday to 1 Brooklyn residents prep for nor'easter
Con Edison has offered a few tips you 2 Con Ed offers storm safety tips
Police have made an arrest in connection with 3 Police arrest man accused of hiding body parts at Hunts Point waste station
Police say the pedestrian was hit about 6 4 Driver charged after teen hit by SUV
5 Neighborhood Brief for Jan. 22

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE