PHOTOS: Explosion, collapse at East Village building

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Thursday, March 26, 2015
New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday, March 26, 2015.
Smoke rises from the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday.
Firefighters spray water on a collapsed building in New York's East Village, Thursday, March 26, 2015, in New York.
New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday.
New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York.
New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York.
New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York.
A New York City fire department arson investigator arrives at the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York.
New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village.
Photo courtesy @NYPDSpecialops
Photo courtesy @NYPDSpecialops
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
There was an explosion and partial collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday.
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New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday, March 26, 2015.
AP Photo/ John Minchillo

EAST VILLAGE, New York -- There was an explosion and collapse at an apartment building in Manhattan Thursday, and a seven-alarm fire raged in the aftermath. Click here for the full story.