1 Worker Injured, 1 Missing after Explosion and Fire in Bronx Junkyard

7 Online - September 05, 2019

EASTCHESTER, Bronx (WABC) -- One worker is missing and another is in a medically induced coma after an explosion rocked a junkyard in the Bronx and sparked a massive fire.

The explosion happened Wednesday afternoon at the junkyard on Boston Road in Eastchester.

Large plumes of smoke could be seen for miles.

Workers say they were knocked off their feet and one of their co-workers came running out on fire.

The cause of the blast is not yet known.