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Manhole cover explodes in Midtown

There was a vehicle parked over the manhole at the time that sustained serious damage.
June 16, 2013 1:10:42 PM PDT
A manhole cover exploded around 9 p.m. on Saturday in Midtown.

The incident happened on 319 East 50th Street.

There was a vehicle parked over the manhole at the time that sustained serious damage.

No one was in the vehicle, and no one walking by was injured.

FDNY initially responded to the scene, but as of Sunday evening, Con Edison is still working to investigate the cause.


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