Times Square manhole blast sends crowds fleeing for their lives

A loud sewer vent shoot sent overreacted jams in Times Square running for security on Sunday evening – however, nobody was harmed in the fracas.

The FDNY answered three sewer vent fires after the blast reverberated through Midtown around 6:45 p.m. at 215 West 43 Street between Times Square and Eighth Avenue, fire authorities said.

While looking at encompassing properties, firemen additionally observed raised degrees of carbon monoxide in the basement of 229 West 43rd Street, which was alleviated a brief time frame later. By 9 p.m., firemen had left the scene.

Con Edison affirmed that the impact was brought about by a link disappointment. There were no client blackouts and no property harm, the utility said.

The hints of the blast had alarmed individuals nearby. Video shared via web-based entertainment shows terrified travelers and local people running away from the area as they attempt to sort out what was happening.

The region was briefly shut down as FDNY and ConEd explored.

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