The explosion occurred today at approximately 9:00 in the morning at the 1644-1646 Park Ave. As reported by CNN at least 11 people have suffered injuries, and at least 4 people required hospitalization from an apparent explosion.
The New York Times reported, that Metro-North service has been suspended and Con Edison was ordered to shut off the gas in the area of the explosion. According to residents, the sound of a large explosion was heard around 9:00 a.m. and lots of smoke was present.
We hope everyone is safe and alive!!