Firefighters battle car, manhole fires on Empire Blvd.

Firefighters battled early morning fires in three manholes and one car near 289 Empire Boulevard.Fire officials say the car caught on fire because it was

BROOKLYN - Firefighters battled early morning fires in three manholes and one car near 289 Empire Boulevard.

Fire officials say the car caught on fire because it was parked on top of a manhole. No injuries have been reported.

Witnesses say they heard an explosion and saw the car on fire. Fie officials are still investigating the cause of the fire.

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