PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN 6) — The Manhattan apartment fire and explosion that injured 19 also affected three people originally from Portland.

Nora and Matt Brooks and Laura Gibson were living in those affected buildings in Manhattan’s East Village. They lost everything in the fire and explosion.

Six more people remain missing, New York officials said.

Investigators are looking into a gas line was inappropriately accessed at the building before the explosion.

Nora and Matt Brooks – GoFundMeLaura Gibson – GoFundMe