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.
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.
The body of a woman was recovered from the ruins of a home destroyed apparently by an early Wednesday morning blast in New Jersey.
Fire crews rushed into the Viceroy Hotel on 57th Street just before 7 a.m. Thursday.
Authorities on Sunday were investigating an explosion that shattered windows in Nutley, N.J. the night before.
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.
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.
A contract worker pleaded not guilty Monday to charges in connection with an explosion at Nyack College in Rockland County.
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.
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.
Seven people were hurt when the blast happened shortly before noon at a building known as the Sky Island Lodge on South Highland Avenue.
The explosion happened just before noon at a building known as the Sky Island Lodge on South Highland Avenue.
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.
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.
NYPD Deputy Police Commissioner Paul Browne said the city is stepping up security at hotels and other prominent locations through deployment of the NYPD’s critical response vehicles.