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Bug Bombs a Possible Cause in NYC Building Collapse

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According to fire officials, several pesticide canisters, or "bug bombs," were found in the first floor rear apartment and may have exploded, but the cause of the blaze hadn't been determined, IB Times reports.

| July 15, 2013

A New York office building that housed several apartments collapsed in Chinatown on Thursday night after an explosion led to a fire and the subsequent folding of the structure, IB Times reports. Reports from the scene of the collapse indicate that dozens were injured, including firefighters. Three of those injured were hospitalized in serious condition.

According to fire officials, several pesticide canisters, or "bug bombs," were found in the first floor rear apartment and may have exploded, but the cause of the blaze hadn't been determined. Investigators were also looking into a possible gas leak.

 

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