Nyack College Explosion: 7 Injured After Apparent Gas Blast Rocks New York School.
The college, in Rockland County, offered the following update of the situation on the Nyack College (https://twitter.com/NyackCollege) Twitter account :
Everyone is doing ok, thank you for your concerns and please continue to pray. We will have updates for you throughout this time.
a Nyack College (@NyackCollege) (https://twitter.com/NyackCollege/status/341960719400595456) June 4, 2013
Emergency officials are concerned about a possible second explosion occurring on the grounds of the college, in Rockland County, Nyack Patch (http://nyack.patch.com/groups/police-and-fire/p/7-injured-in-nyack-college-explosion) reported .
The seven people injured did not have life-threatening wounds, Rockland County Sheriff Department Chief William Barbera told the website. He added that the explosion blasted out several windows of the Nyack College building.
Among the injured was a woman who was thrown out of a window caused by the explosion, (http://newyork.cbslocal.com/2013/06/04/authorities-multiple-people-trapped-in-explosion-in-nyack/) CBS New York reported. Initially people were thought to be trapped inside the Nyack College building, but everyone who was inside the structure has been located.
Two people suffered flash burns while the others had minor injuries, including wounds from broken glass and splinters, the New York television station reported.
The explosion occurred around 11:30 EDT Tuesday at the Sky Lodge Building on the campus of Nyack College.
Nyack is a private Christian college.
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|Date:||Jun 4, 2013|
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