Homeland Security Chairman Greg Ball Issues Statement on Harlem Building Explosion and Collapse

Greg Ball

March 12, 2014

Albany, N.Y. – 03/12/2014 – Senator Greg Ball (R, C, I – Patterson), Chairman of the New York State Senate Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs, issued the following statement on the explosion and collapse of a building in Harlem.

“My thoughts and prayers go out to those individuals involved in this morning’s explosion and building collapse in New York City. I thank and salute those first responders, citizens and law enforcement who are caring for the victims. As details still remain unclear, it is important that New Yorkers remain vigilant. We must always be alert and remember that our brave citizens are the very first line of defense. If you see something, say something. I also urge all those that travel Metro North to check train schedules, due to the proximity of the train tracks, MTA has temporarily suspended all trains into and out of Grand Central Terminal,” said Senator Greg ball.

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