At Least 12 Injured In New York East Village Explosion [VIDEO]

A preliminary suggests the at an East Village, New York, that injured 12 people was related to plumbing and gas work, officials said Thursday.

Mayor Bill de Blasio said that work failed a Con Edison inspection hours before the explosion and 7-alarm fire.

An initial investigation indicates the explosion at an East Village, NY, building that hurt 12 people was associated with gas and plumbing work, authorities said.

Mayor Bill de Blasio stated that contracted work failed a Con Edison examination hours prior to the 7 alarm fire.