Death toll climbs for East Harlem explosion

Mar 13, 2014

Equally distressing, four more dead have been pulled from the rubble of yesterday's building collapses, bringing the death toll to seven thus far. Broadcast journalist Contessa Brewer shared, "Mayor says, no time to save anyone in building explosions. Amazing pics, witness reax & latest details ..." 

Meanwhile, incredible pictures taken by a three-pound drone captured the scene at the East Harlem explosionDeclan Walsh with the New York Times called it "Striking home-drone footage of NYC building fire. Unnerved police. Suspect we'll soon see more of this."

In the meantime, the AP reports that rescue workers continue to dig through rubble of the two buildings.

(Photo credit: Brian Wilson for the NYDN.)

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