Howard Beach house explosion

FDNY: Rapid Repairs not behind Howard Beach house blast
FDNY: Rapid Repairs not behind Howard Beach house blast
Police Terence M. Cullen 6/05/2013 at 1:36PM

A gas explosion that destroyed a Howard Beach house last week was not caused by fixes from the city’s post-Sandy repair service, an FDNY spokesperson said. The May 29 blast sent resident Theresa Pepitone to New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center with severe burns. Witnesses said the burns took skin off of her face and scalp. [...]