A elderly woman was killed after an explosion, fire and collapse at a Bronx home.
The incident happened at around 11:00AM at a home on Fox Street near Intervale Avenue.
An 82-year-old woman died in the incident. A 77-year-old woman is in critical condition. A 68-year-old woman was injured but is in stable condition, officials said.
Five police officers were taken to a nearby hospital for smoke inhalation.
The cause of the fire was not immediately known, but officials suspect a gas explosion.
NYPD investigators will work with the fire marshal to determine the official cause of the blast.