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Bronx, NY – Several Injured Including Child After Explosion on Paulding Ave in Morris Park

Bronx, NY (February 18, 2021) – A gas explosion that was reported in the Morris Park neighborhood of the Bronx left one adult and one child critically injured. The incident was reported on Thursday afternoon, February 18th, at approximately 3:30 p.m.

According to the Fire Department of New York, a gas-related explosion occurred on the second floor of the three-story building located at 1520 Paulding Avenue. Emergency responders arrived at the scene where they attended to a total of at least 10 injured victims.

Both one adult and one child suffered severe injuries and were transported to Jacobi Hospital for further treatment. All other victims sustained non-life-threatening injuries, six of whom were reported as minors under the age of 18-years-old.

The intensity of the blast sent debris flying across the street, including a door that ended up tangled in the powerlines. No further information has been reported concerning the conditions of the victims or the cause of the explosion.

The events that led to this incident are under investigation.

Our thoughts are with everyone who has been affected by this injury accident.

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Fires and Explosions in New York

2/18 Bronx, NY – Several Injured Including Child After Explosion on Paulding Ave in Morris Park

A national average of around 2.5 deaths and 9.8 injuries per 1,000 residential fires was reported in 2018. Throughout New York state, authorities found that deaths triggered by residential fires rose by no less than 50% between the years of 2016 and 2017. Recently confirmed data also shows that during the same year, a total of 73 civilian fatalities were the consequences of serious residential fires in New York. Following such an overwhelming event, victims and their loved ones are often left with the high cost of essential services such as hospitalization and continued medical care for sometimes years after.

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