NEW YORK -- A loud bang that rang through lower Manhattan on Thursday afternoon was a "small manhole explosion" that resulted in no serious injuries, the NYPD said.
J. Peter Donald, a spokesman for the NYPD, said the explosion occurred outside 53 Nassau Street in the Financial District.
Shane Goldmacher, a reporter with the New York Times, posted a photo from the scene nearby at Nassau and Liberty Streets:
Officials at the NYPD 1st Precinct then alerted the public about a second manhole explosion on the same block:
FDNY officials said there were multiple buildings with high levels of carbon monoxide:
No other details were immediately available.