FDNY Battalion Chief Michael Fahy and several fire units responded to calls of a gas odor at the house around 6:20 a.m. Tuesday. He was on the scene for about an hour, directing operations from the street, when the FDNY said the two-story home exploded.
Fahy was hit and killed by flying debris. The blast shook the area, exposing what police believe was a possible marijuana farm on the second floor. A source told WCBS 880 that fire marshals are looking into the possibility of an illegal gas line hookup….
CBS2’s Andrea Grymes reports. CBS New York video