Fire broke out at the intersection of 20th Avenue and 32nd Street in Astoria when "two transformers were taken offline," Con Edison spokesman Bob McGee told CNN.
to Manhattan and New Jersey. The shaking shook buildings and rattled the windows, letting people into the street.
Residents reported temporary blackouts.
Queens. The fire is under control, will be updated as more information becomes available, "the NYPD said on Twitter.
Public transport is up, but the train's 7 has delays, said Mayor Bill de Blasio on Twitter.
The Explosions temporarily closed La Guardia airport in Queens, and no flights were launched between 9:22 and 10:23 ET, after FlightAware, a flight tracking company.
All terminals were affected by the loss of commercial energy, causing the FAA to be temporarily delayed
The airport is admonishing passengers to contact their airlines as "flights may be departing, some may not."
There was no interruption as all FAA facilities in La Guardia were powered air traffic control, according to FA spokesman Greg Martin.
Paul P. Murphy, Amanda Jackson, Channon Hodge and Carolyn Sung of CNN contributed to the event this story.