February 3, 2023

ASPCA Assists Pets in Aftermath of New York City Explosion and Fire

Fire Truck

At the request of the Office of Emergency Management, the ASPCA is providing coordination of animal-related issues at the city’s emergency reception center for pet owners in the area surrounding the site of Thursday’s explosion and fire in the East Village neighborhood of New York City. Residents in the evacuation area who need to access their pets should speak to a police officer for more information.

The damage and resulting needs of residents affected by the explosion and fire are still being assessed.