Sad day in Harlem. Gas explosion on 116th Street near Park Avenue, leveling 2 five-story buildings. Many injured. Two female confirmed fatalities so far.
The injured are being sent to Harlem Hospital. The incident occurred shortly after 9:30 am today, moments after Con Ed arrived to investigate a natural gas leak. This as per News 4. Firefighters have been there putting out the subsequent fire by over 200 fireman at scene.