Updated: March 26, 2015 7:47 PM ET | Originally published: March 26, 2015 5:03 PM EDT

In a video provided to TIME by Dan Bowens, a Fox5 reporter, a building in New York’s East Village neighborhood collapsed Thursday after witnesses reported hearing an explosion, sparking a fire that spread to several other buildings. At least 12 people were hurt.

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