Manhole Explosion at Bleecker Street and Broadway: FDNY

The Patch - November 21, 2018

A manhole exploded in Greenwich Village during Monday's evening commute. By Caroline Spivack, Patch Staff | Nov 19, 2018 6:25 pm ET | Updated Nov 19, 2018 7:09 pm ET

GREENWICH VILLAGE, NY — An underground fire caused a Greenwich Village manhole to erupt with smoke and flames during Monday evening's commute, FDNY said.

Firefighters rushed to the scene at about 5:48 p.m. and are awaiting Con Edison crews. The investigating is ongoing.