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Underground electrical fire sparks evacuations
FLUSHING (WABC) -- An underground electrical fire sparked evacuations in Queens on Friday afternoon.
The fire started around 4:00 p.m. at 75th Avenue and Main Street in Flushing.
According to Con Edison, gas crews shut down 4 main valves in the area as a safety precaution.
Fire department evacuated five buildings for precautionary measure.
Traffic in the area was detoured under the fire was declared under control a few hours later.
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