According to a WCBS report, the explosion occurred today just before noon at Nyack College. The blast caused significant damage to the school building, including shattered windows and doors. Authorities are currently working under the assumption that the explosion was caused by leaking gas, based on reports of the smell of gas in the area.
Six Nyack College employees and one student have been reported as injured in the blast. Their injuries have been described as not life-threatening. Nyack College has put out a short statement through its social media channels, asking for prayers and saying that “everyone is doing ok.”