A fire that broke out in the basement of a Brooklyn building spread to a manhole and caused explosions Tuesday morning, officials said.
The fire began at 459 Myrtle Avenue, near Washington Avenue, in Fort Greene at about 11:30 a.m., the FDNY said. Manhole explosions were reported shortly after that.
Witnesses reported hearing a blast and smelling a sulfur-like smell.
Seven surrounding buildings were evacuated.
No injuries have been reported.