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Reportedly, three people were injured after a house in Brooklyn exploded on Monday afternoon

Four people are injured in an explosion after man cleans up & # 39; petrol & # 39; in the basement of a house in Brooklyn

  • Four people were injured after a reported home explosion in Brooklyn Monday
  • The incident occurred at Friel Place and East 8th Street in Kensington
  • It was reported that the fire was caused because the resident was cleaning up & # 39; paint with gasoline & # 39; in the basement and maintenance was performed
  • Four people, including three men and women, were injured during the incident
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Four people were injured after a reported home explosion in Brooklyn on Monday afternoon.

The incident occurred near Friel Place and East 8th Street in Kensington, with images of huge plumes of smoke coming from the property.

Sources for law enforcement told NBC New York that there was an explosion on the first floor of the two-story house.

The outlet reported that a resident at home was cleaning up & # 39; paint with gasoline in the basement & # 39; when the explosion took place, causing serious burns.

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Reportedly, three people were injured after a house in Brooklyn exploded on Monday afternoon

Reportedly, three people were injured after a house in Brooklyn exploded on Monday afternoon

The explosion occurred near Friel Place and East 8th Street in Kensington, with images of huge plumes of smoke coming from the property

The explosion occurred near Friel Place and East 8th Street in Kensington, with images of huge plumes of smoke coming from the property

The explosion occurred near Friel Place and East 8th Street in Kensington, with images of huge plumes of smoke coming from the property

Another man is seen breathing through an oxygen mask on a stretcher while reading something on his phone

Another man is seen breathing through an oxygen mask on a stretcher while reading something on his phone

Another man is seen breathing through an oxygen mask on a stretcher while reading something on his phone

New York City officials warned people to avoid the neighborhood because of the heavy emergency relief.

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It was reported that rubble that fell after the explosion injured two neighbors on an adjacent house.

Four people, including three men and women, were injured as a result of the explosion, told law enforcement sources to NBC.

The most serious injury was the man who painted in the basement, who is said to have burned up to 20 percent of his body, including his face and legs.

One of the injured was an employee who sustained burns to his arms.

An FDNY spokesperson told DailyMail.com that the fire was under control at 4.04 p.m. after being called at 1.30 p.m.

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The house was then under construction. Two people were treated for minor injuries, while two people were treated for serious but not life-threatening injuries.

A resident of the house was cleaning up paint in the basement when the explosion occurred, causing serious burns

A resident of the house was cleaning up paint in the basement when the explosion occurred, causing serious burns

A resident of the house was cleaning up paint in the basement when the explosion occurred, causing serious burns

The house was reportedly destroyed after the explosion

The house was reportedly destroyed after the explosion

The house was reportedly destroyed after the explosion

The house was reportedly destroyed after the explosion

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Images from the scene show that a man is carried away on a stretcher while he is wearing a neck brace and appears to be in need. The house seemed to have been stripped after the incident

There was a massive FDNY presence on the scene when firefighters judged the scene standing on the roof and the ground

There was a massive FDNY presence on the scene when firefighters judged the scene standing on the roof and the ground

There was a massive FDNY presence on the scene when firefighters judged the scene standing on the roof and the ground

In a tweet, the city's emergency management system said: “As a result of a confirmed house explosion, you expect traffic delays and a heavy presence of rescuers in the Friel Place & East 8th Street area of ​​Brooklyn.

& # 39; Consider alternative routes and provide extra travel time. & # 39;

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There was a massive FDNY presence on the scene when firefighters judged the scene standing on the roof and the ground.

Rubble filled an alley to the right of the house, the side of which seemed completely blown out.

The Ministry of Buildings is investigating the incident and no other details were immediately available.

Images from the scene show that a man is carried away on a stretcher while he is wearing a neck brace and appears to be in need.

Another man is seen breathing through an oxygen mask on a stretcher while reading something on his phone.

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