Follow the Latest Updates on East Harlem Building Explosions
In the Flatiron District and all across the city, our hearts go out to those affected by the building explosions in East Harlem. Likely the result of a gas leak, two deaths and 18 injuries have been reported as of 12:30 PM. FDNY firefighters are currently working to put out the fires and searching the debris for bodies and survivors. Northbound Harlem and New Haven Metro-North lines are temporarily suspended due to the explosion. Since this is a developing story, more details will come to light over the course of the day, so we recommend that you check back for updates. For now, here are some useful links to articles/video of the latest developments. We will add more links periodically. Photo courtesy of the New York Daily News.
Silive.com [on De Blasio’s trip to the site of the explosion]
Market Watch [Live Coverage]