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.READ MORE: Jury Begins Deliberations In R. Kelly Trial After 6 Weeks Of Testimony
Chopper 2 was overhead, where crews could be seen examining a structure behind the house.READ MORE: NYC Teacher, Principal Unions Warn Of School Staffing Shortages When Vaccine Mandate Takes Effect; De Blasio Says Substitutes Standing By
It appears someone was working on a piece of equipment when it exploded.
One person was taken to Cornell Medical Center with serious burns.MORE NEWS: Mayor De Blasio Says He Will Visit Rikers Island Next Week Amid Growing Pressure
The incident remains under investigation.