A widespread power outage Saturday evening left much of Manhattan, including the Upper West Side and Rockefeller Center, without electricity, authorities say.
The partial blackout was caused by a transformer fire, according to New York fire officials. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said that the New York Police Department has confirmed there was no foul play, "this was a mechanical issue."
By late Saturday night, officials said power was being restored to thousands of customers.
"Power has been restored after today's blackout, but New Yorkers should continue to exercise caution as everything returns to normal," Gov. Andrew Cuomo said on Twitter late Saturday. "When things are at their worst, New Yorkers are at their best, and they were at their best tonight."
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