Thursday, March 26, 2015

Building Explodes, Collapses in New York City

A gas explosion ripped through four buildings, leaving at least 12 people injured in in New York City's East Village neighborhood Thursday afternoon. Construction workers inside a sushi restaurant called Sushi Park which was located at 121 Second Ave. accidentally hit a gas line, causing an explosion that injured 12 people, sparked a massive fire and caused two buildings to collapse. The fire quickly rose to 7 alarms with approximately 250 firefighters on the scene as people who lived in the apartments above the restaurant can been seen fleeing the burning building via the fire escape.

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