Firefighter killed and four police injured after suspected drugs lab explodes in New York
FOUR police officers and a firefighter have been killed when a suspected drugs lab exploded in a New York house.
Witnesses have reported seeing bloodied officers nd firefighters in the aftermath of the powerful blast which destroyed the two-storey building.
Local media have reported one firefighter was killed in the explosion.
FDNY was called to the home in the Bronx around 6:20am local time and found what appeared to be a drug lab when they entered, the New York Post reported.
It said the injured fire captain was rushed to hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
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