DRONE VIDEO: The explosion was reported at 313 Farmington Falls Road, Route 2, in Farmington prompting calls for help from multiple regional agencies. Story and photos: https://bit.ly/2mfpzBW(Video by Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)
Posted by Sun Journal on Monday, September 16, 2019
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Farmington police confirm that one firefighter was killed and six others were injured in an explosion Monday morning.
Firefighters responded to 313 Farmington Falls Road just after 8 a.m., which is also Route 2, after people in the building reported smelling propane.
When firefighters arrived, the building exploded, according to police.
The name of the firefighter who was killed has not been released. Police said he was a longtime member of the department.
The injured include 4 firefighters, a LEAP employee and a Northstar employee, police said.
Terrifying video shows the moments after this morning's building explosion in Farmington. The smoke and debris nearly blocking out the sun. Latest: https://bit.ly/2mf5Mm8 📹: @jenay_d
Posted by WMTW-TV on Monday, September 16, 2019
HEARTBREAKING: Firefighters salute as the body of the firefighter killed in this morning's explosion in Farmington is removed from the scene. pic.twitter.com/o6OjZtYiqL
— WMTW TV (@WMTWTV) September 16, 2019