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Apr 2, 2015
Workers at NYC Explosion Site Reach Basement Level

Workers at NYC Explosion Site Reach Basement Level

City officials say workers clearing away debris at the site of a building collapse in Manhattan have reached the basement level where the initial explosion took place. Read More

Mar 28, 2015
Officials Eye Possible Gas-Line Tampering in Blast

Officials Eye Possible Gas-Line Tampering in Blast

Emergency workers continued searching Saturday for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three Manhattan apartment buildings while investigators piece together what exactly caused the blast... Read More

Mar 27, 2015
Chopper 4: Building Ruins Still Smoldering 24 Hours After East Village Blast

Chopper 4: Building Ruins Still Smoldering 24 Hours After East Village Blast

More than 24 hours after the East Village blast that leveled three buildings on Second Avenue and East 7th Street, parts of the site were still smoldering. Chopper 4 has a remarkable aerial view of the scene.

Mar 27, 2015
How Did Gas Travel Before Explosion?

How Did Gas Travel Before Explosion?

Amid questions surrounding the East Village explosion, Chris Glorioso spent time with a certified master plumber who showed us how natural gas makes it from the street to the gas meter connected to your home.

Mar 26, 2015
25 Hurt in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

25 Hurt in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY

Investigators are looking into whether construction workers inside a sushi restaurant in the East Village may have accidentally hit a gas line, causing an explosion that injured 25 people and left two people missing, sparked... Read More

Mar 27, 2015
WATCH: Chaos, Heroism in Blast Aftermath Minutes Before NYPD, FDNY Arrive

WATCH: Chaos, Heroism in Blast Aftermath Minutes Before NYPD, FDNY Arrive

Witness video captured the dramatic moments following an explosion at an East Village restaurant that caused a massive fire, injuring 19. Bystanders rush to the building to help the injured, and an off-duty firefighter helps direct a woman down a fire escape, then climbs up himself to check for any people inside before the building starts going up in flames. Courtesy Troy Hinson.

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