NYC fire department: Report of possible explosion, building collapse in East Harlem

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NEW YORK (AP) — The New York City fire department says it has received a report of an explosion and building collapse in East Harlem.

There were no immediate reports of injuries. TV news footage shows smoke billowing from the area.

WABC says residents reported hearing a large explosion in an apartment building around 9 a.m. Wednesday. The FDNY says the reports came in from around Park Avenue between 114th and 117th streets.

It says fire was reported in the building.

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