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Manhole fire causes smoke to fill Manhattan streets

Posted: 12:55 PM, Sep 07, 2018
Updated: 2018-09-07 12:58:48-04

MANHATTAN — Emergency responders are investigating a manhole fire and possible power outages in Lower Manhattan on Friday, according to FDNY.

Emergency officials respond to a manhole fire in Manhattan on Sept. 7, 2018. (Citizen app)

Fire officials responded to Walter Street and Broadway, bordering Chinatown and Tribeca, at 10:56 a.m., FDNY officials said.

A small fire was seen in the area, and smoke filled the streets, video on the Citizen app showed .

There are also reports of power outages, and Con Ed is responding to the scene, FDNY officials said.