Manhattan Gas Explosion Injures 19, 4 Critically [PHOTOS + VIDEO]
Firefighters are still on the scene of an apartment fire in Manhattan's East Village this morning. An explosion caused the 7 alarm blaze yesterday afternoon.
— Jay Holder (@jauntingjourno) March 27, 2015
Mayor Bill de Blasio says the explosion may be gas repeated but the investigation is continuing into the fire that injured 19 people, 4 critically. Smoke could be seen from miles away.
See photos and video from the fire.
"Preliminary evidence suggests a gas related explosion. That investigation is ongoing." - Mayor @BilldeBlasio.
— NYC Mayor's Office (@NYCMayorsOffice) March 26, 2015
— Bill de Blasio (@BilldeBlasio) March 26, 2015
— NYPD Special Ops (@NYPDSpecialops) March 26, 2015