Emergency officials are on site of what is believed to be an explosion and building collapse in Manhattan, according to media reports.
Residents reportedly heard a large explosion in an apartment building at 116th Street and Park Avenue in East Harlem, a neighbourhood in Upper Manhattan Wednesday morning reports ABC.
Huge explosion at east harlem. A building just completely exploded. pic.twitter.com/0sBuG5U0d0— Adnan Islam (@orangeadnan) March 12, 2014