The company said the payments were made Thursday, a day after the blast.
Friends and family said goodbye Wednesday to three of the eight victims killed in last week’s massive explosion in East Harlem.
The medical examiner said the seven victims died from either blunt trauma or smoke inhalation and classified their deaths as accidents. Results were still pending on the eighth victim.
Con Edison crews discovered an alarming natural gas concentration near the scene of the deadly East Harlem building explosion this week, a National Transportation Safety Board member said Friday.
The MTA provided buses throughout the night to take people from a Red Cross center to a shelter at the Salvation Army.