Fox News Headquarters Evacuated Due To Chemical Explosion

A chemical explosion has been reported in the building housing the headquarters of Fox News Channel in Manhattan.

The explosion took place at about 10:39 a.m. on the 45th floor, which houses the heating and cooling systems and other utilities for the 47-storey midtown highrise at 1211 Avenue of the Americas.

Measures were taken to evacuate four flours of the building - floor of the explosion and the three above it. Some 700 persons known to have fled the building and no one allowed to enter the building as firemen have taken control of the building.

It is alleged that the explosion is a result of some sort of reaction between two chemicals. However the type chemicals are yet to be acertained as at this time.

There are mixed reports as regard the nature of injury, while only one person is said to have suffered injuries - some allege that the person suffered burns while others says it's lacerations to the head.

But by and large everything is already under control.

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