Pictures: Fire Rages at Building Collapse in NYC, Reasons Yet Unknown

A building in New York City’s East Village collapsed on Thursday afternoon, with the New York Post reporting that up to 30 people have been injured. Witnesses flooded social media with pictures and descriptions of the building.

Authorities have not specified any known reason for the collapse as of press time, and the fire continues to rage. Many are speculating it could be a product of a gas explosion. CBS News is reporting that the address of the building is 125 Second Avenue, that it was both residential and commercial, and that the building had a stop-work order issued on it.


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