- Associated Press - Monday, July 7, 2014

NEW YORK (AP) - Firefighters have extinguished a fire in a Manhattan high-rise that they say was set off by gasoline explosions.

WPIX-TV reports (bit.ly/1vQdN9A) that authorities say three different gasoline explosions happened on the 6th, 7th and 8th floors of a building at 443 West 25th St., shortly before 1:50 a.m. Monday. A fire has been put out on the 9th floor. Some interior walls have collapsed.

A fire department spokesman says there have been no injuries and that fire marshals and inspectors have been called in to investigate.

It was not immediately known how many people occupy the building.

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Information from: WPIX-TV, https://www.wb11.com


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