Manhole fire injures first responders

A manhole burst into flames in Bushwick, injuring first responders. It happened outside 1291 Broadway Thursday night.

Officials say manhole fires are common during the wintry weather.

Officials say manhole fires are common during the wintry weather. (3/6/15)

BROOKLYN - A manhole burst into flames in Bushwick, injuring first responders. 

It happened outside 1291 Broadway Thursday night. 

According to authorities, one firefighter is in serious, but stable condition with a leg injury. Two other firefighters suffered minor injuries, and all three were taken to Kings County Hospital. 

Officials say manhole fires are common during the wintry weather. 

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