Due to heat, about 23,000 customers in Brooklyn have been taken out of service for repairs. Service restored through today.

Statement from Con Edison

Con Edison is responding to an electric transmission disturbance that affected parts of downtown Brooklyn this afternoon.  Crews are reporting damage to electrical equipment in a substation that serves the area, and is aware of impacts to subways and other buildings. The company is working to assess the equipment problems and will provide updates.

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