A Bomb Just Went Off in Bushwick, Reports Rapper Kitty Pryde
Update: 2:40 p.m.:
Actually, it was multiple manhole fires, according to FDNY. The fires broke out this afternoon near 176 Maujer Street in Brooklyn. Four to five manholes were involved, but all of the fires were contained by 2:20 p.m.
The cause remains unknown. "There's a number of things, of reasons it could be," said FDNY spokesperson Michael Parrella.
Con-Ed, he added, would be investigating. "It's their equipment, so they are better suited to do the investigation of the fire. If it was was a house, you know, we would do the investigation, but it's not."
Tuesday, August 13, 1pm:
Rapper Kitty Pryde reports a bomb just went off outside her apartment in Bushwick.
The explosion occurred around 12:20 p.m.
wat a fucking BOMB just went off outside our house i hate bushwick so much— ♡ tiny danzig ♡ (@kittaveli) August 13, 2013
Rather, the series of explosions.
LOL ANOTHER BOMB WHAT THE FUCK IS HAPPENING— ♡ tiny danzig ♡ (@kittaveli) August 13, 2013
There was some speculation at the scene about who may be behind the explosions.
PEOPLE REAL MAD ABOUT KENDRICKS VERSE IN BUSHWICK— ♡ tiny danzig ♡ (@kittaveli) August 13, 2013
Area residents are remaining calm.
wait it's getting worse and worse but we're just sitting here tweeting with diet coke and iced coffee— ♡ tiny danzig ♡ (@kittaveli) August 13, 2013
Police and firefighters are currently responding.
The block is hot http://t.co/NPD53okZ2T— ♡ tiny danzig ♡ (@kittaveli) August 13, 2013
Luckily, there do not appear to be any fatalities.
wait i dont think anyones dead calm the fuck down— ♡ tiny danzig ♡ (@kittaveli) August 13, 2013
this is so weird http://t.co/lnBe7SgZOC— ♡ tiny danzig ♡ (@kittaveli) August 13, 2013
Witnesses remained stoic throughout the ordeal.
wait we're sitting here laughing at this why are people freaking out it's like a fucking DUMPSTER BOMB SHUT UP— ♡ tiny danzig ♡ (@kittaveli) August 13, 2013
If you would like to donate to victims of the Bushwick bombing, chips and salsa are the preferred method.
CURRENTLY SMOKE INHALATION VICTIMS PLEASE BRING US CHIPS AND SALSA— ♡ tiny danzig ♡ (@kittaveli) August 13, 2013
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