AMNY - July 30, 2017by Lauren Cook
Two Con Edison workers were rushed to the hospital after a manhole exploded in East Harlem Saturday afternoon, the FDNY said.
The explosion happened around 2:30 p.m. at Second Avenue and East 110th Street, according to an FDNY spokeswoman.
The victims, both contractors for the utility company, suffered flash burns to their faces, according to a Con Edison spokesman. They were taken to Harlem Hospital Center in stable condition, fire officials said.
The cause of the explosion is under review, Con Ed said.