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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

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Reward Offered In Fire Probe

STRATFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Stratford authorities are offering a $2,500 reward as they seek information on a suspected arson that damaged a building housing several businesses. One firefighter suffered facial burns in the fire on […]

11/02/2014

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Crash, Vehicle Fire Leave Two Dead

(Berlin, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – The investigation continues into the deaths of two people in an early morning crash and vehicle fire in berlin. Just before four o’clock, police were called to the scene in the […]

11/01/2014

One firefighter was killed and three injured in a fire at a house on Blue Hills Avenue in Hartford. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

One Firefighter Killed, 3 Injured Battling House Blaze

One Hartford firefighter was killed and 3 others were taken to St. Francis Hospital from the scene of a house fire at 598 Blue Hills Avenue.

10/07/2014