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Firefighters respond to a building collapse at 1646 Park Ave in East Harlem on March 12, 2014. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

NYC Firefighters Increase Role In Gas Leak Reports

The New York City Fire Department will now have a much greater role in responding to reports of possible gas leaks, according to an order made by Mayor Bill de Blasio in response to East Harlem explosion.

06/18/2014

Gas Odor

Experts: If You Smell Gas, Report It Right Away

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.

03/13/2014

Firefighters on the scene of an explosion and building collapse at East 116th Street and Park Avenue in Harlem on March 12, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Video Roundup: Fatal Building Explosion Rocks East Harlem

The explosion was heard as far as 40 blocks away from the scene. Thick black smoke has been billowing out of the explosion site for hours.

03/12/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a gas leak and explosion on Staten Island on Jan. 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Three Recovering After Gas Leak, Explosion On Staten Island

Around 5 p.m., the FDNY responded to call of a gas odor at a home on Delaware Street.

01/30/2014

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Gas Leak Prompts Evacuation At Princeton University

Several hundred people have been evacuated from 11 Princeton University buildings because of a gas leak. All buildings were cleared for occupation at 12:40 p.m.

12/02/2013

Flatiron Evacuations

Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of 9 Buildings In Flatiron District

Nine buildings in Chelsea were evacuated Tuesday, after a gas leak erupted.

10/29/2013

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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NYPD: Bronx Woman Poisoned 2 Young Children With De-Icing Fluid In Murder-Suicide Attempt

Police said they are investigating a double murder-attempted suicide in the Bronx after finding two young children dead and their mother with lacerations to her wrists.

07/06/2012

Cortlandt Ridge apartment complex - Ossining, NY (file / credit: Solomon Organization)

Ossining Townhouse Complex Goes Two Weeks Without Gas

For two weeks now, there have been no hot showers and hot plate cuisine has been the order at the Cortlandt Ridge townhouse complex in Ossining, WCBS 880′s Sean Adams reported.

05/24/2012

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Montclair Gas Leak Forces Evacuation Of Nearby Homes, Businesses

A construction crew hit a gas main on Bloomfield Avenue and South Park Street. As a precaution, about 100 people have been evacuated and streets around the area closed.

04/30/2012

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Fire At Inwood Building, Terror Target In 1970, Leaves 12 Firefighters Injured

Residents who were home at the time say they heard what sounded like fireworks and then saw sparks shooting outside their windows.

03/23/2012

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Mamaroneck High School Evacuated Following Nearby Gas Leak

Students were dismissed early following the evacuation. There are no reports of injuries.

01/20/2012

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Woman, Baby, 3 Others Sickened By Fumes In NYC

Officials said three neighbors were also affected by the gas leak. All had nonlife-threatening injuries.

01/31/2011

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Residents Still On Edge After L.I. Propane Leak

Residents in Suffolk County are having a much calmer morning after Saturday’s emergency wake-up call. A leak in a 30,000-gallon underground propane tank led to the evacuation of about 900 homes in Shirley.

01/02/2011

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Gas Leak Sends 5 To Hospitals On Long Island

Nassau County police said the gas apparently leaked from a first-floor deli in Garden City Park into the apartments upstairs.

12/31/2010

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