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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

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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

Jersey City car explosion (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

‘Tremendous Explosion’ Injures 2, Blasts Back Off Car In Jersey City

A fire department spokeswoman said a man was working on a refrigeration unit at the corner liquor store. As the man was loading a tank possibly containing propane into his car, the tank suddenly blew, sending the worker flying.

07/02/2013

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

O&R Looking Into Damaged Gas Pipe In Wake Of Explosion At Nyack College

Seven people were hurt when the blast happened shortly before noon at a building known as the Sky Island Lodge on South Highland Avenue.

06/05/2013

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

Gas Leak Eyed After 7 Hurt In Explosion At Nyack College

The explosion happened just before noon at a building known as the Sky Island Lodge on South Highland Avenue.

06/04/2013

Firefighters on the scene of a house fire in Queens on Wednesday, May 29, 2013. (credit: FDNY)

Authorities Investigating Cause Of Apparent House Explosion In Queens

A house that caught fire and partially collapsed Wednesday in an area of Queens damaged by Superstorm Sandy had been approved for work under the city’s Rapid Repairs program.

05/30/2013

An apartment building in Bayonne where an explosion occurred on Saturday, April 20, 2013 (credit: CBS )

2 New Jersey Men Accused Of Causing Explosion In Bayonne

They were allegedly in a third-floor apartment on West 33rd Street in Bayonne, when they allegedly dropped their makeshift bomb on the fire escape and onto the ground.

04/22/2013

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