This morning at approximately 9 am, a building at 116th st and Park Ave in Harlem exploded. The cause is still unknown. There were 2 affected buildings, a Spanish Christian Church, and a piano shop by the name of Absolute Piano. Over 169 firefighters are on scene, with dozens of police officers, and a bomb squad. Apartments above the affected buildings were also partially damaged. There are 11 minor injuries reported, with no deaths or serious injuries at the moment.
The explosion was heard over 40 blocks away and there is a stream of photos being uploaded via social media sites. Police are investigating, and will provide further updates as they discover the cause.