Possible Explosion in Manhattan on Lexington Avenue: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know

Manhattan Explosion Lexington Avenue 26th Street Apartment Building.

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An loud-noise of some-description has occurred at an apartment building on Lexington Avenue in Lower Manhattan, reports ABC New York. The incident occurred at around 12:45 p.m.

At 1:25 p.m., CBS New York reported that the sound of the explosion was caused by a “popped tyre.”

Here’s what you need to know:

1. It Was Reported to be Firecrackers

Early reports suggested a package was delivered to 88 Lexington Avenue which contained firecrackers. The fireworks were said have ignited somehow in the building’s lobby.

2. Firefighters Cleared the Building

The building has been evacuated by the FDNY.

3. The FDNY Weren’t Sure What They’re Dealing With

4. Nobody Was Hurt

There are no reports of serious injuries, reports NBC New York.

5. The Building is a Swanky Apartment Building

The address is described as a luxury no-fee apartment building.

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