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Hurricane Sandy Causes Explosion At Manhattan ConEd Plant *VIDEO*

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The video embedded above shows an explosion at the Con Ed plant at 14th Street and the FDR. It was first posted on the web by TrillianMedia.

Power currently is out in much of lower Manhattan following what authorities say was the brunt of Hurricane Sandy.

So far, authorities the storm has claimed five lives, including a 30-year-old Queens man who was crushed by a falling tree.

Check back for updates.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on October 29, 2012

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