AP Reporting: The New York City fire department says it has received a report of an explosion and building collapse in East Harlem.
There were no immediate reports of injuries. TV news footage shows smoke billowing from the area.
WABC (http://bit.ly/1ki9qQP ) says residents reported hearing a large explosion in an apartment building around 9 a.m. Wednesday. The FDNY says the reports came in from around Park Avenue between 114th and 117th streets.
It says fire was reported in the building.