LOOK: Explosions, Flames Burst Out of Manhole in New York City
Shepard Smith reported on multiple explosions and a fire from a manhole near the Time-Life building in New York City. The building is located in Midtown Manhattan, next to the Fox News Channel headquarters.
The flames were reportedly 11 feet above street level. The first floor of the building across the street was closed and part of 6th Avenue has been blocked off. The FDNY is still working to put out the flames. There are no reported injuries.
Below is more footage of the fire:
I'm told the exploding midtown manhole was a transformer fire. Chemicals have been sprayed, "gonna be a long night for con-ed"
— RickLeventhalFoxNews (@RickLeventhal) January 6, 2014