Gas fire on Staten Island

Gas fire on Staten Island

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Emergency responders evacuated several homes on Staten Island after an apparent gas leak ignited and severely damaged a home on Delaware Street.

At least two people inside that home were hurt, according to the FDNY. One person was listed in serious condition, and the other in stable.

The emergency call came in a little after 5 p.m. More than a hundred firefighters responded to the incident. One firefighter was hurt.

Authorities cleared about a three-block radius as a precaution. MTA buses were called in to get displaced residents to safety.

National Grid crews were working to trace the problem.


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