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Possible Explosive Unearthed In Vernon

(Vernon, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – Vernon police say a device a construction crew thought was a possible blasting cap which was buried underground turned out not to be. The find was made around 11:00 this morning […]

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Patients Relocated After St. Francis Hospital Fire

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Officials say a fire in the emergency room of St. Francis Hospital has forced the relocation of 30 patients to other parts of the facility. The fire Thursday night has caused […]


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Firefighter Arrested

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  A Hartford Fire Department Lieutenant has been arrested in connection with an incident at  a fire scene  on West Morningside Street August 14th.45 year old Michael Patterson is accused of engaging in […]


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Woman Found Dead After Fire

 DERBY, Conn. (AP) _ Fire officials say a woman has died in a fire at a multi-family home in Derby. The fire started at around 7 a.m. Sunday. WTIC-TV reports firefighters discovered the flames when […]



State Fire Crews Due To Return From California

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A contingent of firefighters from the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection and local departments is due to arrive home later this week after a two week deployment. They’ve joined […]