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Emergency responders on the scene after a possible explosion at a building on Lexington Avenue on Monday, Jan. 27, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Popped Tire Causes Explosion Scare In Manhattan

Police, firefighters and other first responders were called on reports of a possible explosion at an apartment building on Lexington Avenue in Kips Bay.

01/27/2014

Queens Apartment Explosion

Bug Bomb Blamed For Queens Explosion That Leaves Man Injured

A Queens man was recovering Monday from a major scare, from a wall that collapsed on him following an explosion in the apartment next door.

01/20/2014

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Dead After Explosion In Kew Gardens, Queens

A 70-year-old man died Monday in an explosion at a home in Kew Gardens, Queens.

01/06/2014

Officials investigate after fireworks explode in Pelham Bay Park in the Bronx on Dec. 30, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Residents Rattled After Fireworks Go Off In Bronx Park

The incident prompted the city to send out a notification to subscribers to its emergency alert system at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday.

12/31/2013

Marijuana Wax Explosion Scene

2 Teens Burned, Hit With Serious Charges In Alleged Marijuana ‘Wax’ Production

A teenage boyfriend and girlfriend from Brooklyn ended up severely burned, and were facing serious criminal charges Wednesday, after they allegedly had an accident trying to make a potent form of marijuana known as “earwax.”

12/18/2013

Scene of a propane tank explosion in Marine Park, Brooklyn on Dec. 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

2 Critically Hurt After Propane Tank Explosion In Brooklyn

The incident happened at a home on Marine Parkway in Marine Park around 2:30 a.m. Tuesday.

12/17/2013

A close-up of some of the debris following a house explosion in Stamford, Conn. on Sept. 17, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Cause Of Blast That Leveled Stamford Home Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating what caused a huge explosion Tuesday that leveled a six bedroom house in Stamford, scattering debris for hundreds of feet and setting three other homes on fire.

09/18/2013

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Movie Set Explosion Planned For Staten Island

A film crew will be simulating an explosion with a fireball effect between noon and 3 p.m near Nahant Street between Corbin and Greaves avenues.

09/03/2013

Fire crews on the scene of an apparent house explosion in Hampton, N.J. on Aug. 28, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

1 Dead After Apparent Explosion Levels Home In Hunterdon County

The body of a woman was recovered from the ruins of a home destroyed apparently by an early Wednesday morning blast in New Jersey.

08/28/2013

Crews on the scene of an apparent explosion in Midtown on Thursday, July 18, 2013 (credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

1 Hurt After Tool Box Explodes At Midtown Hotel

Fire crews rushed into the Viceroy Hotel on 57th Street just before 7 a.m. Thursday.

07/18/2013

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Explosive Device Detonates, Rocks Nutley, N.J.

Authorities on Sunday were investigating an explosion that shattered windows in Nutley, N.J. the night before.

07/14/2013

Fire crews respond to the scene of an apparent gas explosion in Chinatown, July 11, 2013. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Expert: Chinatown Building Explosion Shows Danger Of Bug Bombs

Fire officials said Saturday that a resident of the Chinatown building that partially collapsed from an explosion this week had set off two rounds of bug bombs – and also neglected to turn off a pilot light.

07/13/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a partial building collapse and fire in Lower Manhattan on Thursday, July 11, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Explosion Leads To Partial Collapse Of Building In Chinatown

Of the injuries, three were listed in critical condition, suffering from burns and smoke inhalation, EMS told WCBS 880. The firefighters’ injuries were listed as minor.

07/11/2013

Nyack College explosion  (CBS 2)

Contract Worker Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Nyack College Explosion

A contract worker pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in connection with an explosion at Nyack College in Rockland County.

07/08/2013

Cars covered in debris following an explosion at Nyack College on June 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Contract Worker Charged In Blast At Nyack College

Douglas Walker, 44, of South Nyack was charged with misdemeanor reckless endangerment and assault on Tuesday in connection with the June 4 explosion at Nyack College.

07/03/2013

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