electric grates in nyc -

In the past six months there have been reported cases of electrcic grates being electrified by underground wires, in New York City. On certain occasions these have shocked dogs and in one case, an East Village woman was fatally electrocuted while trying to save her dogs from an electrocuted street plate. "Con-Ed says stray voltage becomes a problem in the winter, when melting snow and salt can further corrode frayed or nicked underground cables."

To report a "hot spot", call 1-800-75-CON-ED