Fire at Con Ed Plant in Dumbo Yesterday

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    McBrooklyn noted that at around 5:20 yesterday “an explosion rocked the Con Edison plant (at the John Street substation) in the Brooklyn neighborhood of DUMBO and thick black clouds of smoke filled the sky.” Also of note: “In September 2011, a transformer fire erupted at the substation but was quickly extinguished. Con Ed has plans to tear down the plant. Brooklyn Bridge Park leadership has discussed expanding into part or all of the site.”
    Explosion, Fire at Con-Ed Plant in DUMBO, Brooklyn [McBrooklyn]

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