NEW YORK (AP) -- The New York City fire department says it has received a report of an explosion and building collapse in East Harlem.
There were no immediate reports of injuries. TV news footage shows smoke billowing from the area.
WABC (http://bit.ly/1ki9qQP ) says residents reported hearing a large explosion in an apartment building around 9 a.m. local time Wednesday.
It says fire was reported in the building.