BRONX: 2 Cops Injured by Explosion

MELROSE, Bronx – A manhole exploded under a vehicle at 740 St Anns Ave, injuring two police officers. This happened at 8:20 pm Friday in the confines of the 40th Precinct. The two officers experienced difficulty breathing. ETA for an ambulance was 15 minutes. Police rushed the officers in police cars to Jacobi hospital. They are in stable condition. There was an additional victim, possibly a civilian who was treated on scene by FDNY EMS and transported in stable condition, conscious and alert. Conedison was requested to the scene. The block is taped off to vehicular traffic.
Video Journalist; Adam Balhetchet