At least one firefighter has been killed, following an explosion at a drug lab, in the Bronx region of New York.
An explosion at a suspected drug lab inside a New York home has killed at least one firefighter, authorities say.
Fire crews were called to the two-storey house in the Bronx to attend to a gas leak shortly after 06:20 local time (10:20 GMT).
Mayor Bill de Blasio named the victim as Battalion Chief Michael Fahey, a 17-year veteran of the fire service.
Fire authorities had said they discovered a suspected drug lab shortly before the large explosion occurred.
The cause of the blast is not yet known.
Of the six people injured, four were police officers.