The Fire Department of NY says a high-pressure steam leak has caused street closings in Manhattan's Flatiron District.
New York City's fifth avenue was rocked by a huge explosion at 6:40 am this morning, as a burst steam pope shot debris 200 feet up into the air, terrifying city residents. At least, five high-pressure steam pipes exploded in Flatiron District, according to the New York Post. Debris, including chunks of asphalt, littered the nearby streets and cars that were parked by the explosion were covered in mud. On the subways, R and W trains are bypassing 23 St in both directions because of FDNY activity on 5 Av and 21 St. FDNY is now operating at a third alarm. The streets were closed around the explosion, which left a massive crater in the streets. PHOTOS from the moments after the blastThere have been no immediate reports of injuries.
The steam pipes are part of a 136-year-old system, which local power company Consolidated Edison Inc said was the nation's largest steam system, stretching from the southern tip of Manhattan to 96th Street. People are advised to stay clear of the area for safety reasons.
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It remains unclear if anyone was injured in the explosion or what caused it.
The company said it was carrying out environmental testing to determine whether any contaminants, such as asbestos, were present.
It happened after Con Edison crews using a jackhammer shattered a 24-inch steam pipe.
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