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Firefighter killed in Wisconsin natural gas explosion

Firefighter dies & other firefighters hurt while investigating gas leak in Sun Prairie

Sun Prairie explosion — drone video

Watch: Drone video from WMTV shows the scene in downtown Sun Prairie after an explosion that sent at least three to the hospital Tuesday evening.

Posted by FOX6 News Milwaukee on Tuesday, July 10, 2018

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One firefighter was killed and several others were hurt in an explosion that happened downtown Sun Prairie on Tuesday.

According to officials, a total of 6 firefighters were hurt responding to the fire.

The explosion happened on Tuesday around 6:20 p.m. at the intersection of Main and Bristol Streets after police were called to the area for a gas leak.

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An explosion rocked a Wisconsin community Tuesday night, July 10 after a contractor struck a natural gas main in a downtown area filled with bars and other businesses. Officials say one firefighter has died and another firefighter remains in critical condition following the explosion.

The powerful blast around 7:15 p.m. sent a plume of smoke and flames into the air.

Firefighters and police officers responded to a reported gas leak, and an evacuation was underway when the blast happened Tuesday, said Sun Prairie police Lt. Kevin Konopacki. He added that lives were likely saved as a result of the evacuation.

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