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VIDEO: Gas Blast Destroys 3 Paterson Homes, Several Firefighters Injured

Several firefighters were injured.
Several firefighters were injured. Photo Credit: COURTESY: Paterson Police Chief Jerry Speziale
Video by Mark Rosetti.
Video by Mark Rosetti. Video Credit: Demonracer2
Neighbors of the Goshen Street building were evacuated as firefighters put down flames after the 9:25 a.m. blast.
Neighbors of the Goshen Street building were evacuated as firefighters put down flames after the 9:25 a.m. blast. Photo Credit: COURTESY: ABC-7 Eyewitness News

PATERSON, N.J. -- Several firefighters were injured after a gas leak ignited an explosion in Paterson Tuesday morning that leveled two homes and forced the destruction of another.

Ten or so firefighters were taken to St. Joseph's Regional Medical Center and more than three dozen people were displaced, city officials said.

Neighbors of the Goshen Street building were evacuated as firefighters put down flames after the 9:25 a.m. blast, which blew out windows in nearby buildings.

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