10:32PM EST power slowly returning
NY Daily News: 1977 blackout also on July 13.
Saturday night’s power outage in New York City took place on the 42nd anniversary of a devastating blackout that affected most of the city and led to widespread looting.
Penn Station; FOX News.
NY Post: Manhattan in darkness.
BBC: Electrical transformer fire is blamed as cause.
Curbed: Manhole fire initial cause.
- @NYCEmergencyMgt is working with the NYPD, FDNY and city agencies to respond to power outages in Manhattan due to a manhole fire earlier this evening. Disruption is significant.Hit your favorite Chan(s), BBS and discussion sites for the conspiracy theories. Far too many for me to list. Me? This can only be the work of Teh Russians. Or...this guy.
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FOX News; power slowly returning.