Additional details about the cause of the blast and extent of those injured were not immediately known.
Eye witnesses have told various news sources that the blast caused windows to shatter in surrounding buildings.
The cause of the explosion is now unknown.
"Immediately after the sound of the explosion, windows were broken and bits of glass hit me".
More than the 20 fire engines were deployed.
A local fire department said the three tenants in the building were poorly prepared for fires, with authorities having found no equipment for evacuations or alarms there during an on-site inspection in October.
Trump does not have the votes from the Republican-led Congress to support his demand for border wall construction. Pelosi will probably be able to quickly approve a longer-term measure to keep government running in the new year.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been imprisoned for almost a year in Myanmar after investigating a massacre of Rohingya Muslims . Jamal Khashoggi and other murdered or oppressed journalists have been named Time magazine's 2018 Person of the Year .
For the moment at least, there are no details on pricing, but we'll update the post when these become available. As we get closer to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S10 , it isn't surprising to find leaks from case makers.
After Cohen was sentenced , Trump claimed what Cohen told prosecutors was a lie. "The man doesn't tell the truth". He pleaded guilty to eight federal crimes, and later pleaded guilty to an additional count of lying to Congress.
And when it was confirmed by video review, Chargers coach Anthony Lynn sent his team out for a 2-point conversion and the win. Mahomes has been getting all the attention, but Chargers counterpart Philip Rivers has been almost as good this season.
While the press party has been canceled, Fox News reports the White House is still hosting numerous other holiday parties. It's tough to lose a job around Christmas but outgoing White House chief of staff John Kelly seems OK with it.
Border Patrol agents detain a group of Central American asylum seekers near the U.S. -Mexico border in McAllen, Texas, on June 12. The CBP facility at Antelope Wells had no medical personnel and was completely unsuited to receiving refugees in family groups.
City have lost just twice in all competitions this season but Guardiola feels De Bruyne has been badly missed. The people yesterday were so exhausted . "We will see how we react playing at 12.30pm".
More produce recalled after possible E. coli outbreak
The cauliflower was sold to wholesalers in IL and other states, however the lettuces were not distributed to wholesalers in IL . The red and green leaf lettuce was distributed in California, Colorado, Oregon, Texas, Pennsylvania, Washington and Canada.
Manchester United sack manager Jose Mourinho
Sevilla knock United out of the Champions League at the last-16 stage, winning 2-1 at Old Trafford after a 0-0 first leg in Spain. It seems no-one can do anything right at struggling English Premier League giants Manchester United at the moment.
Wizards in advanced talks to trade for Suns' Ariza
With Memphis' strong desire to hold on to Dillon, they eventually pulled themselves out of the deal with the Wizards and Suns. Grizzlies and Suns officials never communicated directly until the trade was nearly finalized, leading to the confusion.
Apple expands operations to include San Diego location
For more on Apple's plans for a new $1 billion campus in Austin, as well as its expansion and employee increase, follow here. Washington, D.C., ranked as the third best place in North America for tech talent, behind Silicon Valley and Seattle.