PHOTOS: Building Collapses in the East Village

Emergency are responding to a building collapse in the East Village, the FDNY says.

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NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 27: A debris-strewn street seen amid the site of a seven-alarm fire that caused the collapse of two buildings and damage to two other buildings a day after the blaze took place on March 27, 2015 in New York City. At least two people are missing and over a dozen injured. (Photo by Nancy Borowick-Pool/Getty Images)
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An NYPD arson explosion detective visit the site of a seven-alarm fire that caused the collapse of two buildings and damage to two other buildings a day after the blaze took place on March 27, 2015 in New York City. At least two people are missing and over a dozen injured.
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: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio visits the site of a seven-alarm fire that caused the collapse of two buildings and damage to two other buildings a day after the blaze took place on March 27, 2015 in New York City. At least two people are missing and over a dozen injured.
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Firefighters continue to hose down the site of a seven-alarm fire that caused the collapse of two buildings and damage to two other buildings a day after the blaze took place on March 27, 2015 in New York City. At least two people are missing and over a dozen injured.
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A debris-strewn street seen amid the site of a seven-alarm fire that caused the collapse of two buildings and damage to two other buildings a day after the blaze took place on March 27, 2015 in New York City. At least two people are missing and over a dozen injured.
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New York City Fire Department personel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue of Manhatten's East Village on March 26, 2015 in New York City.
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In this handout provided by the New York City Police Department, smoke rises from the scene of a buidling explosion in Manhattan's East Village March 26, 2015 in New York City. At least four people were in critical condition and nine others injured in the blast, which early indications suggest was a gas explosion.
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A viewer sent us this photo of firefighters battling the blaze.
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A viewer sent us this photo of the fire in the East Village.
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New York City Fire Department personel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue of Manhatten's East Village on March 26, 2015 in New York City. Officials have reported that at least 12 people were injured but it is unclear if anyone was trapped inside either building.
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New York City Fire Department personel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue of Manhattan's East Village on March 26, 2015 in New York City. Officials have reported that at least 12 people were injured but it is unclear if anyone was trapped inside either building.
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New York City Fire Department personel work to extinguish a fire as a building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue of Manhattan's East Village on March 26, 2015 in New York City. Officials have reported that at least 12 people were injured but it is unclear if anyone was trapped inside either building.
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Smoke rises from a burning building after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported.
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A building burns after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported.
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Smoke rises from a burning building after an explosion on 2nd Avenue on March 26, 2015 in New York City. The seven alarm fire drew firefighters from across the city. A number of injuries have been reported.
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