- The Washington Times - Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Fire teams throughout Rockland County, New York, are on the scene of a major gas explosion at Nyack College campus that occurred around noon today.

Video from the scene shows windows and doors that appear to have been blown out from the building, CBS New York reports.

Multiple people were believed to have been trapped, but officials say everyone who was inside at the time of the blast has been accounted for, CBS New York reports. Sources told WCBS 880 that seven people were injured, including one person who was thrown out of a window from the explosion.

Two people were taken to the hospital with flash burns, but none of the injuries were life-threatening, the Nyack-Piermont Patch adds.

Nyack College is a Christian school affiliated with the Christian and Missionary Alliance in New York state.

Officials are evacuating surrounding homes as a precaution, CBS New York reports.

• Jessica Chasmar can be reached at jchasmar@washingtontimes.com.

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