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.
Authorities are investigating what caused a massive explosion at a single-family house in Nassau County that killed one person and injured five firefighters.
Two workers were hurt in an explosion so powerful, it shook homes more than a mile away, CBS 2 reported
A state probe into the deadly East Harlem building explosion last March has revealed flaws in the training of Con Edison workers who handle underground natural gas pipes, according to a published report.
Two people got “some kind of shock” and were taken to Weill Cornell Medical Center, according to an FDNY spokesman.
Dramatic video released Friday shows a fiery crash and a daring rescue at a Westchester County gas station earlier this week.
According to the university, the explosion occurred around 4:30 p.m. at the second-floor lab inside the Earth & Science building during a routine science experiment.
It happened around 4 a.m. outside a building in the area of Livingston Avenue.
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.
Fire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano said Saturday crews were nearly finished removing debris from the basements of both of the buildings.
Residents living near a pair of East Harlem buildings claim that they smelled gas in the area the night before a deadly explosion.
During the East Harlem building explosion this week, cellphone video captured the daring rescue of a 79-year-old woman who said she had been abandoned in a medical van.
An exclusive video obtained by CBS 2 showed the deadly blast that took down two buildings in East Harlem as it happened.
Experts have advice on how to deal with the smell of gas and the threat of a leak, whether you live in an apartment building or a private home.
The explosion reduced the two, five-story buildings to rubble, shattered store windows for blocks and hurled glass, bricks and other debris throughout the neighborhood.