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New Footage of the ConEd Substation Explosion in NYC: VIDEO


Here's some new footage of the ConEd substation explosion in NYC during Hurricane Sandy that helped plunge much of lower Manhattan into darkness for what may be five or more days.


(via buzzfeed)


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  1. What you are seeing is not really an explosion, it is electrical arcing.

    Explosions only last for milliseconds, sound like cannons, and do not repeat.

    Posted by: StarGem | Oct 31, 2012 3:58:06 PM

  2. Oh well, if that's all it was...

    Posted by: JeffNYC | Oct 31, 2012 6:23:00 PM

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