By CBSNewYork Team

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — An explosion rocked a house Tuesday in Long Island City, Queens.

Firefighters were called to the scene just before 11 a.m. on 47th Avenue near 39th Street.

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Chopper 2 was overhead, where crews could be seen examining a structure behind the house.

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It appears someone was working on a piece of equipment when it exploded.

One person was taken to Cornell Medical Center with serious burns.

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The incident remains under investigation.

CBSNewYork Team