Several injured in gas explosion at Morris Park, Bronx home


MORRIS PARK, Bronx (WABC) — Crews are responding to the scene of an apparent gas explosion at a home in the Bronx.

The incident happened at a three-story building at 1520 Paulding Avenue around 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

At least nine people were believed to be injured after the explosion on the second floor.

Of those injured, two people were said to be critical.

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At least eight people were believed to be injured after the explosion on the second floor.

The building has been evacuated and the structural integrity is being evaluated.

Few other details were released.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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