Huge plumes of scorching steam billowed into the sky in Greenwich Village after a serious leak Saturday night time.
The FDNY known as Con Edison round 9:48 p.m. requesting that service be turned off for 3 prospects within the space of West tenth Avenue and Seventh Avenue, the utility informed The Put up.
No accidents had been reported, Con Ed stated.
Video exhibits a number of hearth vans and a few dozen firefighters and different responders on the scene — the place steam fires quickly out of the bottom close to a sidewalk.
Within the space round the primary leak, steam additionally shot out from the perimeters of manhole covers on the street.
A number of passersby stopped to observe the spectacle.
The FDNY didn’t instantly reply to The Put up’s request for additional particulars.