The FDNY has knocked out a manhole fire in Greenwich Village.
The underground electrical fire on Broadway, near Bleecker Street, was sending up smoke and sparks past the ground, Chopper 4 over the scene shows.
It's not clear what caused the fire just before 6 p.m. FDNY knocked out the fire within a half-hour.
Three buildings were without power as Con Edison worked to repair the cables. Carbon monoxide readings are normal, the utility says.