Power outages send parts of Manhattan into darkness

A manhole fire on the Upper West Side caused extensive power outages across Manhattan Saturday evening, plunging subway stations, Broadway theaters and skyscrapers in the heart of the Big Apple into darkness on the 42nd anniversary — nearly to the hour–of the 1977 blackout.Officials said some 42,000 residents were without power at the height of the outage.

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