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: