Duplex home damaged in Trenton blast; 2 people taken to hospital

A duplex home in Trenton collapsed after some sort of blast. Two people were hospitalized.

A duplex home in Trenton collapsed after some sort of blast. Two people were hospitalized. (10/6/16)

TRENTON - Authorities say an apparent explosion has damaged a duplex home in a Trenton neighborhood.

But it's not yet clear what caused the blast.

The explosion on Wayne Street was reported around 3 p.m. Wednesday. Authorities say two people were taken to a hospital for evaluations, but further details on their conditions were not immediately available.

Some nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution while emergency responders moved to secure the area.

The blast came one day after a similar incident in Paterson. Two multifamily houses were destroyed in that explosion, which officials say may have been caused by a gas leak.

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