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2 Firefighters Injured In East Hartford Crash

(EAST HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   An East Hartford Fire Department vehicle was extensively damaged  in a  collision on Route 2  Saturday after responding to a crash  near Exit  5-B eastbound.Fire Department personnel  extricated  two people from […]

02/15/2015

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Double Fatal Fire Deemed A Murder-Suicide

(Brooklyn, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – State police are calling the case in which two people were found dead last Friday in a burning building in Brooklyn, Connecticut a murder-suicide. Troopers were called to provide traffic assistance […]

02/03/2015

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Arrested Firefighter Placed On Leave

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)   – A Hartford Firefighter arrested January 21 in Vernon has been placed on  paid administrative leave. 56 year old Michael Digiacomo  was charged with Operating Under the Influence  and Failure to Drive Right. […]

02/01/2015

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Gas Leak Evacuates School

COLUMBIA, Conn. (AP) – A school in Columbia was evacuated after a gas leak was discovered. Interim Town Administrator Mark Paquette says a small leak was discovered on the exterior of the Horace Porter School […]

01/29/2015

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Crash Triggers House Blaze

(WESTBROOK,Conn./CBS Connecticut)    –   Firefighters in Westbrook were called to a house fire on Boston Post Road   early Sunday morning.A car  slammed into the  house  and hit a  gas main.NBC Connecticut reports  the driver, 23 year […]

01/25/2015

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Fire Guts Cornwall Lumber Business

(Cornwall, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – An overnight fire at a lumber supply company in the town of Cornwall did significant damage. First Selectman Gordon Ridgway says firefighters from 20 departments ended up battling the blaze after […]

01/13/2015

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Flames Engulf House

(GLASTONBURY,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –   Glastonbury firefighters responded to a house blaze early Sunday morning. The  blaze was reported shortly after 12:30 on Foote Road.It appears the fire started on the first floor and spread rapidly. The […]

01/11/2015

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Firefighter Charged In Accidental Shooting

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  A Hartford firefighter has been arrested in an accidental shooting in an apartment at 86 Webster Street in the city  November  2. 25 year old Justin Wood of East Hartford  was discussing […]

12/03/2014

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Fire Rips Through Three-Story Apartment Building

Hartford fire officials say firefighters have rescued an 8-year-old girl from a burning three-story apartment building in the city’s South End.

11/14/2014