The Jamaica, Queens New York Explosion and Fire

Date
1967-01
Authors
Kennedy, Will C.
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Disaster Research Center
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On January 13, 1967 a gas explosion at 5:30 a.m. occurred in the South Jamaica section of Queens, New York. Although the blast and ensuing blaze demolished nine houses and badly damaged eight others plus garages and shops, hundreds of persons were evacuated without a single casualty. Only two policemen and a fireman suffered minor injuries.
Keywords
Jamaica, Queens, New York , explosion and fire , gas explosion
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