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Video: One killed, eight injured, massive fire, house collapses after Bronx gas explosion

Video: One killed, eight injured, massive fire, house collapses after Bronx gas explosion

A massive explosion destroyed a home in The Bronx on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring eight others, according to New York officials. Just a few days… 18.01.2022, Sputnik International

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The explosion happened around noon at a three-story rowhouse in the Longwood neighborhood. It set off a two-alarm fire that destroyed the house and damaged many others in its vicinity. The explosion was reportedly caused by a gas leak. Major Eric Adams of New York said. In Tuesday’s press briefing. New York Fire Department operations chief John Hodges said the building adjacent to the collapsed building was heavily damaged and would need to be torn down. According to local media, more than 100 fire and EMS crew members responded to the fire. Eight injuries have been reported by local officials, four of whom are residents and five are New York police officers who are being treated for inhaling the fumes. A 77-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a local hospital, and two other women, aged 82 and 68, were also being treated, but their condition was stated to be stable. The explosion was about five miles from where the fire broke out on January 9. 17 people, including eight children, died due to a space heater failure. An investigation by Breakthrough News found that several security measures in the building were non-functional or not reliable, including fire alarms and self-closing fire protection doors intended to limit the spread of fire. On Monday, the city agreed to pay $2 million in compensation to the families of the victims.

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A massive explosion destroyed a home in The Bronx on Tuesday, killing one person and injuring eight others, according to New York officials. A few days ago, a fire broke out in the same city, killing 17 people and injuring dozens of others.

The explosion happened around noon at a three-story rowhouse in the Longwood neighborhood. It set off a two-alarm fire that destroyed the house and damaged many others in its vicinity.

It is being told that the explosion was caused by a gas leak.

“Our hearts go out to family members,” Major Eric Adams of New York said at a press briefing on Tuesday. The New York Fire Department’s Chief of Operations John Hodgens said the building adjacent to the collapsed building had suffered extensive damage and would need to be demolished.

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According to local media, more than 100 fire and EMS crew members responded to the fire.

Eight injuries have been reported by local officials, four of whom are residents and five are New York police officers who have been treated for inhaling the fumes. A 77-year-old woman was pronounced dead at a local hospital, and two other women, aged 82 and 68, were also being treated, but their condition was stated to be stable.

The blast was about five miles from the site where 17 people, including eight children, were killed on January 9 in a fire caused by a faulty space heater. an inquiry by Breakthrough News It was found that several safety measures in the building were non-functional or not reliable, including fire alarms intended to limit the spread of fire and self-closing fire protection doors. On Monday, the city agreed to pay $2 million in compensation to the families of the victims.

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