Blast in Bronx 'drug lab' kills New York firefighter

Blast in Bronx 'drug lab' kills New York firefighter

An explosion at a suspected drug lab inside a New York home has killed at least one firefighter, authorities say.
Fire crews were called to the two-storey house in the Bronx to attend to a gas leak shortly after 06:20 local time (10:20 GMT).
Mayor Bill de Blasio named the victim as Battalion Chief Michael Fahey, a 17-year veteran of the fire service.
Fire authorities had said they discovered a suspected drug lab shortly before the large explosion occurred.
The cause of the blast is not yet known.
Of the six people injured, four were police officers.
Police chief James O'Neill said the force... read more

27 September 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: BBC

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