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Park Slope »

Man Hit by Flying Manhole Cover After Explosion Near Prospect Park

A manhole exploded on Prospect Park West near Fifth Street, shattering windows and injuring two people.

South Ozone Park »

Gas Explosion Injures 1 in Queens House, FDNY Says

The explosion also caused part of the house to collapse, officials said. 

Borough Park »

Man Burned in Brooklyn Storefront Explosion Dies, Police Say

The man was drying tobacco when he accidentally set himself on fire, an NYPD spokeswoman said. 

Upper West Side »

Report Reveals Horror of Botched Science Experiment That Maimed Teen

The report details the perspective of students, teachers and staff on what went wrong at Beacon High.

East Harlem »

Harlem Blast Victim Reunites With FDNY Rescuers

Carmen Quinones, who fractured her skull in the Harlem explosion, met the responders who saved her. 

East Harlem »

Victims of East Harlem Blast Remembered at Funerals

Mourners remembered George Amadeo, Rosaura Barrios and daughter, Rosaura Hernandez-Barrios, 21.

East Harlem »

Three Women Killed in East Harlem Building Explosion

Three women were killed and at least 46 were hurt when the blast leveled two Park Avenue buildings.

East Harlem »

East Harlem Building That Exploded Had New Gas Line Installed Last Summer

One of the two buildings that collapsed in Wednesday's explosion had a gas pipe installed last June.

East Harlem »

Hunter College Campus Security Officer Killed in Harlem Blast

Griselde Camacho was killed in the blast at 1644 Park Ave. that leveled two buildings.

Todt Hill »

Basement Explosion on Staten Island Hurts 3 and Forces Evacuations

An explosion in the basement of a Staten Island home prompted neighborhood evacuations, the FDNY said.

Sunnyside »

Bug Bomb Sparks Explosion in Sunnyside Apartment Building

The blast ripped a large hole between two apartments on Greenpoint Avenue, the FDNY said.

Kew Gardens »

Ex-Marine Killed When Homemade Device Explodes in Kew Gardens

Alfred Mayo suffered burns to his face and upper body in Kew Gardens Monday, officials said.

Chinatown »

'Bug Bomb' Explosion Partially Destroys Chinatown Building, Injuring Eight

Nearly two dozen bug foggers were ignited by a pilot light, blowing out a support beam on Pike Street.  

Washington Heights »

Washington Heights Manhole Explosion Sparks Fire

Flames erupted when two manholes exploded in Washington Heights.