Manhole Fire Erupts on Canal Street, Engulfing Pickup Truck

Posted on: September 27th, 2016 at 8:31 pm by

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Fire Department first responders and Emergency vehicles from Con Edison have been on Canal Street the last 45 minutes dealing with an electrical situation below the street. It’s pretty bad, apparently.

A pickup truck parked outside Dimes Deli caught fire after a blaze erupted in a manhole beneath. Firefighters quickly extinguished.

This is likely related to a similar electrical incident a couple weeks ago on Division Street, which knocked out power on the block between Ludlow and Orchard.

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