13 ave and 43rd St, Brooklyn, NY, USA

13 ave and 43rd St, Brooklyn, NY, USA
A gas explosion rocked a residential building in Brooklyn on Saturday afternoon, the New York City Fire Department reported. Emergency personnel have been dispatched to the site of the accident.

The blast occurred in a building on 42nd Street and 13th Avenue in Borough Park at about 1:00pm, according to the city's Office of Emergency Management.


At least two people have been sent to New York Methodist Hospital after the explosion, with one of them in a critical condition, according to New York Daily News.