"These loans will help small business owners impacted by March's tragic explosion get back on their feet, and I am proud that the state is joining with our local partners to support their recovery and make this program a reality," the governor said in a statement.
The blast, which was caused by a broken gas line, destroyed two buildings, killed eight and injured dozens.
In order to be eligible for the loans, the business must be between
Interested business owners can call 212-410-0030 for more information.
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