NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) –It might be a job best left for the exterminator.
A bug bomb was being blamed for an apartment explosion in Brooklyn.READ MORE: Remote Option Returning To NYC Schools As Omicron Continues To Fuel Nationwide Spike In COVID Cases
“I jumped up, because I didn’t know what was going on,” a neighbor told 1010 WINS’ Al Jones.READ MORE: Driver Charged After 15-Year-Old Girl Struck, Killed By School Bus In Brooklyn Hit-And-Run
Several windows were missing from a second floor unit at a Brownsville apartment building, and there was smoke in the air.
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A few residents were shaken up, but nobody was seriously hurt.