In new York's East village in Manhattan after a gas explosion and formed followed by fire crashed down 3 buildings. The result of the disaster affected more than 10 people on the planet.
The field of a powerful explosion in one of the buildings of new York started a fire, which then spread to nearby structures. As a result of a five-storey building completely collapsed.
After that, the result of the fire were destroyed 2 houses. 4 buildings were seriously damaged, should news from the followers of the emergency services of the metropolis. The accident area is located under the cordon.
According to our information, in consequence of the accident were injured 19 people, the BBC reports. All victims sent to the hospital, state 4 of them are critical. Firefighters continue to battle the fire, but people from all dwellings within the area of danger, turned out to be evacuated.
Earlier, local media disseminated information that the fire affected more than 30 people. This information, however, did not find their own evidence from official adherents of the emergency services.
In the house, with which you started the spread of fire, shortly before the incident, were performed activities associated with gas supply. City officials announced the commencement of an investigation in connection with this incident.
The mayor of new York reported that, in his opinion, the reason of the accident was the negligence of workers at work messed up the pipeline. It seems however, final conclusions can be made only after a full investigation.
The conflict was a major incident, which has significantly disrupted the life of the metropolis. The whole area was cordoned off, at the location of the fire continue to work the fire brigades and watch the followers of other emergency services.
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