The FDNY advises that units will remain on scene until power is cut and buildings are deemed safe. The incident is considered under control.
Firefighters have declared a third-alarm after indicating 148 Madison Ave may be affected.
EMS have updated the injury count to five.
EMS report there are four injuries, all patients have been transported to a nearby hospital.
Firefighters have declared a second-alarm, assigning additional resources to the scene.
Firefighters report 12 E 32nd St has been evacuated following heightened CO levels.
Firefighters are conducting searches of nearby buildings for elevated CO levels; it is unclear if this is related to the manhole explosions.
Firefighters now report there was a fire in the basement that has since been extinguished.
Expect street closures and traffic delays in the area.
Police are now reporting one firefighter may be injured.
EMS now report that the Con Ed worker is suffering minor injuries.
Police are requesting additional officers to the scene to aid in crowd control.
EMS report one Con Ed worker is injured; the extent of his injuries is unknown.
Police are activating a Level 1 Mobilization, assigning additional resources to the scene.
Firefighters report there is a manhole fire following the explosion.
Firefighters are reporting elevated CO levels in the area.
Police and firefighters have not confirmed an explosion in either manhole.
Multiple Citizen users show a heavy FDNY presence on the scene.
Police and firefighters are investigating the situation.
Police report two separate manholes on E 32nd St are smoking.
Multiple user videos show heavy smoke emanating from the manholes as crews investigate.
Police report another manhole may have exploded nearby.
Police are en route to investigate.
Police are responding to a report of a manhole explosion.
Incident reported at 20 E 32nd St.