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New York City Explosion Now A Federal Investigation

The fatal explosion that brought on the collapse of a pair of New York City apartment buildings on Wednesday morning is now at the center of a federal investigation. “We are operating under the assumption at this point that it is a natural gas leak that led to an explosion,” said Robert Sumwalt, a member of the National Transportation Safety …

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At Least Six Killed in East Harlem Gas Leak Blast

At least six people are dead after an explosion reportedly due to a gas leak at 1644-46 Park Avenue¬†in East Harlem Wednesday morning. Con Edison received a call at 9:13 a.m. Wednesday from a resident at 1652 Park Avenue about the detectable smell of gas that had strengthened since the night before, surrounding two buildings by 116th Street and Park …

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