Manhole fire causes power outages in Kingsbridge area

A manhole caught fire in Kingsbridge, leading to power outages in one neighborhood. It happened on 195th Street around 12 a.m. Tuesday.

Con Ed says it is working to restore power to a neighborhood after a manhole caught fire in Kingsbridge.

Con Ed says it is working to restore power to a neighborhood after a manhole caught fire in Kingsbridge. (7/19/16)

THE BRONX - A manhole caught fire in Kingsbridge, leading to power outages in one neighborhood.

It happened on 195th Street around 12 a.m. Tuesday.

Con Ed was forced to close the road near Reservoir Avenue in order to make repairs. 

Residents said later in the day that parts of some buildings remained without power. 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Videos from inside the halls and classrooms of 1 Videos capture violent fights inside M.S. 232
The Buzz: Bronx 3-month old dies after alleged 2 The Buzz: Bronx 3-month old dies after alleged abuse
News 12 The Bronx hit the streets to 3 Word on the Street: Old TV shows
The family of a 10-year-old injured in a 4 Critics: Corner of Hunts Point and Lafeyette too dangerous
The Drug Enforcement Administration says drug cartels are 5 Heroin Homeland: Drug cartels in the Bronx

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE