3 hurt after apparent explosion near Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens

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Monday, August 1, 2022
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Three people are being treated for burns after an apparent explosion at or near Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens on Monday.

QUEENS, New York (WABC) -- Three people are being treated for burns after an apparent explosion at or near Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens on Monday.

The incident happened around 1:40 p.m. at Meridian Road and Shea Road.

FDNY officials say two people were taken to the hospital by ambulance.

A third victim showed up in a separate vehicle.

There's no word yet on any of their conditions or how exactly it happened.

This is breaking news. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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