Con Edison workers trapped in NY power plant by Sandy -Reuters witness

NEW YORK Mon Oct 29, 2012 10:24pm EDT

NEW YORK Oct 30 (Reuters) - Nineteen workers were trapped inside a Consolidated Edison power station on the east side of Manhattan Monday night by rising floodwaters that accompanied the surge from powerful storm Sandy, according to a Reuters witness.

A rescue worker, who declined to be named, said the station had suffered an explosion inside.