Explosion At ConEd in New York Could Extend Power Outage For Days After Hurricane Sandy
New York, NY (WIBX) – An explosion at a Consolidated Edison (“ConEd”) plant on 14th Street and Avenue D in New York City may cause the power outage in that area to be extended for days.
The electrical fire broke out around 9:00pm on Monday, October 29, 2012 as Hurricane Sandy came ashore. Nearby flooding is preventing the outage from being repaired. Video of the explosion appears below: