Gas explosion wappingers: A gas explosion in Wappingers Falls, New York, has drawn the attention of local authorities and emergency responders. Work is ongoing to learn more about the cause and effects of the explosion. Gas explosion incidents can often lead to major damage and even loss of life, so it is critical to understand the causes and safety measures behind such incidents. We will continue to follow the latest developments and updates on this incident.
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Emergency Response to Major Fire and Building Collapse in Appingers Falls, N.Y.
Emergency responders have been mobilized to a major fire incident in the Village of Wappingers Falls, Dutchess County. A spokesman for County Executive William F.X. O’Neil reported an explosion and collapse of a building at 4 Brick Row.
County officials asked residents to avoid the areas of Main Street and North Mesier Avenue near Mesier Park.
Several people were treated at the scene, while others were transported to hospital, including Medevac. Route 9D was reportedly partially closed to traffic, and several local fire companies were dispatched to the scene.
“I have been briefed on the building collapse in Dutchess County and have deployed state emergency services personnel to assist with response efforts. As the situation develops, I urge all New Yorkers to follow the directives of law enforcement and other first responders working to keep the community safe. I join all New Yorkers in praying for the Village of Wappingers Falls,” said Governor Kathy Hochul. Governor Kathy Hochul issued a statement.
CBS New York has multiple teams en route to the scene and will update this story with the latest developments as they become available.