Explosion Levels N.Y. House, Damages Others An explosion leveled a home in Elmont on Long Island early Tuesday morning, according to WPIX-TV. The explosion occurred shortly after 1:30 a.m. at 150 Lincoln Street, reducing the home to a pile of rubble. No one was at the home at the time of the incident. Ten people were evacuated from two neighboring homes. Both of the homes were partially damaged by the blast and the residents were displaced. One firefighter suffered minor injuries while battling the blaze.