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CBS2 Exclusive: Con Ed Says No Leak At East Village Building During Inspection Before Blast

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday said the evidence pointed to a gas explosion in the blast that destroyed several buildings in the East Village – even though there were no reports of odors or leaks.

03/27/2015

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. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

19 Injured In Apparent Gas Explosion, Collapse At East Village Buildings

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings and ended up leveling three of them, leaving a total of 19 people injured in a bustling section of the East Village Thursday afternoon.

03/26/2015

Woman rescued in East Village after building explosion/collapse

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Steps In To Rescue Woman On Fire Escape In East Village Blast

Some passersby who were in the East Village at the time of the devastating explosion and fire Thursday afternoon said they were lucky to be alive – and one woman even said her shirt caught fire.

03/26/2015

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East Village Buildings In Explosion Housed Popular Restaurants

The buildings that were damaged or destroyed in a massive explosion and fire in the East Village Thursday housed two popular restaurants, and one of them was once the home to a former star of “The Sopranos.”

03/26/2015

Dog on stretcher carried out of Oradell Animal Hospital in Paramus (Levon Putney/WCBS 880)

1 Worker Still Hospitalized After Paramus Animal Hospital Explosion

Two of the three workers injured when an MRI machine exploded at a Paramus, New Jersey animal hospital last week had released from the hospital as of Monday.

03/09/2015

A man was injured  after a natural gas explosion rocked his Point Pleasant Beach home on Monday, March 2, 2015. (credit: Ocean County Prosecutor’s Office)

Point Pleasant Beach Man Badly Burned In Gas Explosion

Around 1:40 a.m., authorities said a 47-year-old man woke up to the strong smell of gas inside his home on Rear Cooks Lane.

03/02/2015

Smoke rises from the debris of a home that exploded in Stafford Township, N.J. on Feb. 24, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Gas Leak From Street Blamed In Stafford Township House Explosion That Hurt 15

Investigators say natural gas leaking from an underground main traveled into a New Jersey house, built up in its basement and exploded when it came in contact with an open flame from an appliance in the house.

02/25/2015

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Woman Suffers Serious Burns In Brentwood House Explosion

Ryan Flanagan was listed in stable condition in the intensive care unit with burns to her lower extremities.

02/23/2015

A massive blaze broke out after an explosion at a Brentwood gas station. (Credit: Michael Kramer)

Massive Blaze Breaks Out At Brentwood Gas Station

A massive fire caused significant damage to a Brentwood gas station. Firefighters were able to keep the flames from spreading to nearby fuel pumps.

12/22/2014

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Nissan Recalls More Than 52,000 Vehicles Over Faulty Air Bags

Nissan is recalling more than 52,000 vehicles for passenger air bags that can explode with too much force and send shards of metal into the passenger compartment.

11/09/2014

Ambulances outside of an explosion at a factory in Moonachie, New Jersey (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Small Explosion At NJ Factory Injures 4 Workers

The four-alarm blaze broke out around 4:30 p.m. Monday at the Crest Foam Industries building on Carol Place in Moonachie.

10/13/2014

The scene of a house fire and explosion in East Brunswick, NJ on Sept. 17, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Find Body Inside Home After Fire, Explosion In East Brunswick

The explosion rocked the quiet neighborhood just after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday.

09/17/2014

Fire investigators believe the fire that damaged this Port Washington home may have been deliberately set. (Credit: WCBS 880/Marla Diamond)

Port Washington Explosion Victim Identified As Husband Who Had Been Unaccounted For

Police have confirmed that the man found dead in an explosion in a Port Washington, Long Island garage last week was a resident who had been unaccounted for.

08/13/2014

Backyard view of explosion in Port Washington. (Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Fire Officials: Deadly Port Washington Explosion Appears To Be Deliberate

Authorities are investigating what caused a massive explosion at a single-family house in Nassau County that killed one person and injured five firefighters.

08/06/2014

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2 Workers Hurt In Explosion At N.J. Pharmaceutical Lab

Two workers were hurt in an explosion so powerful, it shook homes more than a mile away, CBS 2 reported

08/02/2014

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