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From Pressure Cookers To Exploding Manholes in Brooklyn - Shall We Ban Manholes Now - VIDEO

From Pressure Cookers To Exploding Manholes in Brooklyn - Shall We Ban Manholes Now - VIDEO

May 13, 20013

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Several manholes exploded in Brooklyn on Monday, setting cars on fire and sending people running for their safety.

As CBS 2’s Alice Gainer reported, dozens of families were left without power following the explosions in Bushwick on Monday afternoon. As late as 9 p.m., power was still out for several customers, and smoke was still billowing on and off from one of the manholes that exploded.

Not one, and not two, but three manhole covers blew along Menahan Street near Wyckoff Avenue, witnesses said.

Read more: http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/05/13/exploding-manholes-se...