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The address of the collapsed building given by fire officials matches that of the Golden Eagle Trading Corporation, a wholesale importer of alcoholic drinks from Asia.
This is how the building normally looks:
Aerial footage from the scene of a partial building collapse in Lower Manhatten show two ladders up against the building.
There are no obvious signs of the collapse or subsequent fire.
At least six people were injured when part of a five-story building in lower Manhattan collapsed following a reported explosion, fire officials report.
Firefighters responding to 17 Pike Street, near the South Street Seaport, found part of the first floor collapsed and a fire burning in the building, a New York Fire Department spokesman said.
The cause of the explosion was unclear.
A building in lower Manhattan has partially collapsed after a reported explosion, according to the New York Fire Department. Three people have reportedly been injured.