Dramatic Manhole Fire Turns Heads in Manhattan

WNBC 4 - February 14, 2017

by NBC News

A manhole fire in Manhattan caused some delays Monday morning as crews worked to contain the blaze. Officials say they got a call about the manhole fire on East 87th Street and Lexington Avenue shortly after 6:30 a.m.

Video posted to Instagram showed dramatic orange flames leaping up from the street as emergency crews cordoned off the area. Passersby paused to watch the flames. No injuries were reported.