A blackout affects buildings in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S, July 13, 2019.
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Con Edison said it was working to restore power to large sections of Manhattan after a major blackout left more than 45,000 customers in the dark Saturday.
The utility company said at 10:35 p.m. ET that it had about 9,700 customers left without power. Most customers are expected to have power restored at midnight.
No injuries occurred as a result of the blackout, according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.
The power outage was apparently caused by a transformer fire at 54th Street and West End Avenue, a senior city official with direct knowledge of the matter told NBC…