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03.13.14 Andy Cush

Yesterday, we reported on Brian Wilson, a photographer who was flying his DJI Phantom drone at the scene of the explosion in East Harlem that killed seven people and injured dozens. Now, the Daily News has some of the footage Wilson shot. The Daily Dot got a cell-phone clip of the drone taking off, and it […]

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Andy Cush

The explosion that rocked East Harlem yesterday, collapsing two buildings, has killed seven people. At least five people are still missing, and 60 are injured. “Those who are missing could well be safe in another location,” said Mayor de Blasio. “There’s a tremendous amount of anxiety, but suffice it to say that every effort is […]

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03.12.14 Andy Cush

While this amateur Facebook video showed the chaos and confusion on the ground after this morning’s explosion in East Harlem, the above photos, published by the MTA, capture the immediate relief effort. Firefighters spray down the burning buildings from atop cherry pickers, rail workers clear Metro-North tracks of debris, and the smoke billows on. See them in […]

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Andy Cush

A Harlem photographer recorded the below video, seemingly shortly after the explosion in East Harlem that killed at least two people and injured 20. Though it’s only about 15 seconds long, it reflects the chaos on the ground this morning, as police usher people to safety, pulling them out of their cars and onto the […]

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Andy Cush

At around 9 this morning, an explosion at 116th Street and Park Avenue in East Harlem collapsed two buildings and shut down Metro North service, injuring at least 11 people. Several media outlets are reporting that one to two people have died. UPDATE (12:25PM): The NYPD is reporting two deaths and 17 injuries. According to Mayor de […]

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