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-- new York and we're hearing a couple of new things including seven injuries here's a live this is not live this is a picture that we have this scene -- -- being -- the way we understand there's.
At approximately seven people injured run the dean is on the -- and director of communications for the college Ron what happened here.
Well I'm a direct deputy communications for the county executive from Rockland county but that being said you know some -- before noon today.
It was an explosion at Nyack College at a two story building.
As of now we've we've we've learned that seven people.
Were -- that we don't believe that -- related injuries appear to be life threatening.
We were not certain of the cause of the explosion but but the local utilities company orange and -- is on the scene as it's our bomb squad.
So we're going to make a determination probably in that.
In the near future with the actual court as well as.
We have a number of emergency.
First responders on the scene.
And the building that is sustained serious damage and that's pretty much all we can say right now there is an odor of gas so.
-- a whole host of things that need to be determined at this point.
And certainly a lot of a lot of questions yet to be answered -- and thanks for the correction about your title as -- -- I did -- -- do you have any information -- to.
You know we're we're taking a look at this is building about.
You know what was houses with his classrooms as it off the space you know anything about this building.
I don't know who was in the building we've we've we've we've -- it would making that assessment right now.
We know that the building has been seriously damaged.
And -- we're still -- the assessment -- I don't want you know make any speculation as to what was going on -- the building it's time.
Brian we appreciate -- and we know it's breaking news in a beer and inside is invaluable Ron thank you very much -- that.
-- there's a look at the map night and -- New York is John just mentioned right outside the city of add New York City.
Right across the river again we're getting word of an explosion -- just told us there is a smelling gas that we really don't know what caused it.
Who is in the building we have heard about their injuries -- as Ron also said there's a bomb squad.
On the scene apparently we had initial reports of people trapped.
According to our information that is not the case.
And there is still again some questions about what exactly causes no signs of fire here's some new video of -- Nyack New York.
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