NYFD firefighters are looking into reported explosions on Roosevelt Island.
New York City Firefighters have initiated an emergency response protocol after explosion sounds were heard and the ground shook early Tuesday morning.
The FDNY was called to the 580 block of Main Street, just south of the Roosevelt Island Bridge & Tram, before 6am after multiple reports came in of small explosions and buildings shaking, the fire department told The Daily Mail.
The potential explosions have caused power outages on Roosevelt Island, abc7 reports.
Footage uploaded onto Citizen, a personal safety network, shows multiple firefighters at the scene, along with claims that they were dealing with fires coming from maintenance holes.
While the roads are still open, the New York Police Department is helping traffic through the area while the large FDNY presence counties to investigate, the outlet said.
The FDNY are still at the scene, “trying to find the source” of the supposed explosion.
Disclose TV reported this earlier.
JUST IN – Police initiate emergency response after reports of “booms and shakes” on Roosevelt Island in New York City — Daily Mail
— Disclose.tv (@disclosetv) January 2, 2024
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#NEWYORK | #UPDATE: Police investigating reports of small explosions from multiple manholes causing power outages across #RooseveltIsland in New York City, so far no reports of injuries at this time.#Manhattan #NYC #USA pic.twitter.com/h4KUkgfJH6
— Faheem (@stoppression) January 2, 2024