WYNW reporter Liz Dahlem spoke to a resident who lives near the scene of the deadly New York City building explosion and collapse. He said that he smelled gas in his building on Tuesday night.


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The man said he and a neighbor checked to make sure there was no leak.

Energy company Con Edison is on the scene, but police caution that any reports of a gas leak contributing to the explosion are preliminary.


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