Explosion Rocks New York: Building Collapses In Four Alarm Fire After Major Blast And Multiple Injuries Reported, Here's How People Are Responding
A building in Manhattan's East Village has exploded and collapsed, and injuries are being reported.
Just around 3:20pm today, an explosion happened at a mixed residential and commercial building, at the corner of 7th Street and Second Avenue.
The Fire Department has already reported at least 12 injuries, four of which were critical, and were actively battling the SEVEN alarm blaze!
The original building that exploded apparently collapsed and the fire spread to adjacent buildings, too. Over 250 firefighters were called to the scene.
Some NY-area celebs have reacted, tweeting:
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