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Emergency response swings into action after reports of ‘three booms and shakes’ on New York City’s Roosevelt Island

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Emergency response swings into action after reports of ‘three booms and shakes’ on New York City’s Roosevelt Island

Firefighters have initiated an emergency response protocol after ‘three booms and shakes’ were felt in New York City‘s Roosevelt Island early Tuesday morning.

Crews were called to the 580 block of Main Street, south of the Roosevelt Island Bridge & Tram, just before 6am after receiving reports of an explosion and building shaking, FDNY told MailOnline.

Roosevelt Island residents reported being woken up this morning to at least ‘three instances of a boom and a shake’, with the third vibration being ‘felt further away’. 

Firefighters currently remain at the scene and are ‘trying to find the source’ of the possible explosion. EMS personnel have claimed that FDNY crews are investigating ‘multiple maintenance hole fires’, reports allege.

Emergency responders have ‘reported feeling vibrations’ in both Roosevelt Island, Manhattan and Queens and allegedly requested that energy firm Con Edison ‘address power outages at several buildings’.

No injuries have been reported in the incident and the investigation remains ongoing. 

This is a developing story. Check back for updates. 

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