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https://youtu.be/q5K1SDKWcXA At least 42 homes in Midwood are without power due to an electrical fire that occurred just before midnight on Monday evening, according to a spokesperson for Con Edison. The FDNY says a smoking manhole was reported near the intersection of East 7th Street and Avenue N at 11:29pm. Emergency responders put out the fire,…

News Power went out around noon near Nostrand Avenue and Avenue V. (Photo: Google Maps)
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A busted underground cable knocked out power in several buildings near Nostrand Avenue and Avenue V this afternoon, causing the Kings Bay Y to cancel or move most of their programs. Two buildings completely lost power and several others were running on reduced voltage, Con Edison said. There have been several heat advisories this week. A Con…

Police & Fire Emergency crews responding to an electrical fire at 1213 Avenue Z.
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Two people were hospitalized and residents had to evacuate because of an electrical fire on Saturday evening in the basement of a seven-story building at 1213 Avenue Z that knocked out power on the property for more than 24 hours, according to the FDNY. The fire department says more than 100 emergency workers respond the fire, which was reported just…

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Residents of the Amalgamated Warbasse Houses panicked last night when a power outage plunged all five buildings of the housing development into blackness for nearly two hours. Lights started dimming and flickering at approximately 9:16pm and by 9:30pm the complex, television screens, and computers all went eerily dark, according to residents. For some, the experience recalled…

News The are affected by today's outage.
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Update (11:54am): Con Edison informed Sheepshead Bites that all power has been restored. Original post: More than 800 households near the Marine Park – Sheepshead Bay border are currently without power, as Con Edison investigates the cause and works to make repairs. A transformer in the affected area blew at approximately 9:25am, according to a spokesperson. Approximately 825…

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Following three manhole fires in Park Slope in the past week (if not four, as a neighbor noted in the comments), as well as the one here in Sheepshead Bay this morning, you might be asking yourself, “What the hell is going on!?” A common occurrence in the winter and summer months, manhole explosions are clearly…

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By Aliza Chasan Two years after Superstorm Sandy, one park in Gravesend is just now getting power back. Though the streets in the area didn’t see much above-ground flooding, the storm’s salt waters managed to corrode the underground wiring serving the park at the corner of McDonald Avenue and Avenue S. As a result, the McDonald…

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