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-- first of of a friend of the Fox's family Emily Rooney is on the line -- -- she is now reporter for WGBH radio.
And was there -- this explosion happened Emily good afternoon what did you see.
Yeah I actually I was one block away we heard it co -- -- -- target heading toward it.
It's instantaneous -- as you know under the police and fire apparatus exported.
But it just as I can give the FBI and the security people there over Italy restaurant better act.
And because -- I attended a couple of hours out there -- kind of winding it down -- only.
-- -- -- -- -- Set up -- commonwealth avenue one block away.
And -- that they've been mobilized all of that I just spoke to one person -- all -- it is a airstrip at 830 people were injured.
Did it -- -- quite curious they aren't going to always -- god guys.
Like flew off guard paramedic up pumping chest number of people Bo -- -- I'd be very curious history.
Your family -- -- -- -- stay with us I want to pass along what we've just gotten from Boston Police.
The latest report is at least three people have died in this explosion or series of explosions.
Police are now checking to see whether there may have been the the devices may have been placed in barrels or garbage cans near the -- Race path we will have any confirmation whether that's happen that's for -- check and a source also notes that most race runners are the 330 to 430 time range to really be -- know anyone who's in the Boston Marathon.
These would be in the three hours thirty minutes to four hours thirty minutes range so this hit at a time when most people were expected to be coming toward the finish line from that area.
Further you know Marie.
Emily we've seen this video of an explosion -- -- glass blowing out what was sort of second or third floor.
Of a building what is -- can you tell us.
I'm not sure I ran into Maria audit that the arc this series is important -- -- -- -- -- -- -- coming into the crowd.
Check it expected we see error coming true at just what -- an upbeat they approved the bomb went off as she took pictures she -- -- add extra Kurt.
Actually you -- literally -- going up I couldn't help constituent here.
It was an actual pump it up.
Yeah it is it's very difficult to tell but I act it was clear that a lot of people.
I saw people who lost limbs -- and death.
They're people -- walking by me it's very good friend of apprentice.
Situation and a.
And deep did you hear both explosions heard quote I don't.
Want -- And it did did those who were injured appear to be coming from buildings -- whether people also injured on the streets.
That I can't know -- Don't accept an immediate area because most people -- kind of on the side street watched -- race to compete they have all these black -- got out he can't get into the street at all.
Yeah -- walked around.
-- -- For people who aren't aware this is a festive holiday for Boston and an -- from.
Much -- at the the the Red Sox always played day game I assume they worked.
If -- -- -- -- -- good morning -- became a Covert -- they they off a -- but -- including the I didn't go into work today.
It's patriots day -- they -- -- how would you describe the scene there now is as ordered been restored are there still victims around.
We're looking Eric Phillips is -- book.
It's it's chaotic but I'm getting up front is very big here as a -- The -- -- it got it you know it felt good you know what it was I'd do -- the other loud noise could well over here so I think they're acting it you get her there.
Areas that they via wire.
Don't know what you know what most people are indicating but you know -- -- as curt arrived -- what is kind runners -- -- people here.
It -- I guess auditors you know as.
There are a lot of -- it.
-- pretty -- Emily I know there's always heightened security for a matter like this I just wondered if there was a sense among those in the news community.
Of something unusual compared to years past.
Absolutely not -- it just can't believe been joking about -- are built on commonwealth avenue of the morning to get up every year with -- satellite.
It got all this incredible digital data in -- FBI.
They -- you know they gave it all they all light and Eric can go on -- sectarian how bad.
You know Emily since we don't know what's happened yet I'm still pulling for some sort of awful natural accident and explode and -- -- -- But I'm guessing it would act and I hope so the guess is though security is is is pretty nuts around now.
Emily Rooney is a reporter for Boston Brady.
-- -- -- -- and and -- it's nice to talk to you I'm glad you're safe thing -- it.
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