Gas Eyed As Cause Of House Explosion In New York That Killed 1 Woman, Injured 8 Others

  • Source: WLNY-TV 55 Riverhead
  • Published: 01/19/2022 12:00 AM

VIDEO: Investigators are looking into whether gas caused the deadly house explosion that killed one woman and injured eight others Tuesday in the Bronx. One home has to be demolished, and at least two others are destroyed. The explosion happened Tuesday morning at a home on Fox Street near Intervale Avenue in Longwood. Exclusive video shows the powerful blast send debris flying into the air, rocking the entire community. Minutes later, police were on the ground, racing toward the danger. Officers rescued 83-year-old Yolanda Jiminez, who was trapped under furniture and rubble. Her family said the chaos couldn’t have come at a worse time, since she was home recovering from a recent heart attack.


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