March 12, 2014 10:58 am -

An explosion and fire has caused a building to collapse in Harlem according to the New York City Fire Department.


— FDNY (@FDNY) March 12, 2014

The residential building is located on Park Avenue at East 116th St. The reported explosion is said to have occurred around 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday.

Metro North Rail Road, who’s tracks run adjacent to the burning building, has temporarily suspended all service in and out of Grand Central Terminal.

Emily Judd