(CBS NEWS) An explosion leveled two buildings Wednesday morning in East Harlem, sending flames and smoke billowing into the air, killing at least two people and injuring more than a dozen others, CBS New York reports. Mayor Bill de Blasio said there are a "number" of people missing.
It happened around 9 a.m. on Park Avenue on 116th Street, the FDNY said. One of the buildings that collapsed had a piano repair shop with apartments above. The second building housed a church.
Officials believe both buildings were 5-stories. Evacuations are under way in the area.
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