There’ve been two loud manhole explosions in the last ten minutes in Dumbo at the corner of Washington and Water Streets. There’s billowing black smoke and lots of firemen on the scene.
Here’s a picture:
And – YES! – anytime something explodes or sets fire in New York, in comes Fireblog, who noted this Tweet:
And here’s another picture of a smoking manhole in DUMBO, via Dealnews editor Louis Ramierez:
Pitch black smoke coming from underground? Time to run the other way.
Which is how you know he’s not a tourist! Also, has anybody ruled out the possibility that this is all just an elaborate Icing? More as we get it. And of course, as we must do with every manhole explosion in New York: