Power outages hit Brooklyn amid blistering heat

Power is still being restored to hundreds across Brooklyn that lost electricity Sunday.Con Edison says as many as 1,500 homes and businesses in the borough

BROOKLYN - Power is still being restored to hundreds across Brooklyn that lost electricity Sunday.Con Edison says as many as 1,500 homes and businesses in the borough lost power after a series of manhole fires.The fires completely shut down service on the F, G and 4 lines and also caused significant delays on the 2 and 3 lines. Officials say those trains are now back on track.The owner of the Classic Diner in Carroll Garden says his restaurant is being hit hard by the outage. In addition to losing out on hundreds of dollars in sales, he says he will have to throw out thousands of dollars worth of food. Manhole fire causes Brooklyn subway trouble

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