Jennifer Millman

Photos Show Minor Blown Manhole in Midtown; No Injuries Reported

No injuries were reported after a manhole somehow blew slightly off its track on a bustling midtown street Thursday.

Photos from the scene on 47th Street near Fifth Avenue showed the manhole cover on the ground inside a triangular web of yellow caution tape. Police cordoned the area off; some minor debris also appeared on the ground.

The cause is under investigation. 

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