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One firefighter was killed and three injured in a fire at a house on Blue Hills Avenue in Hartford. The house is less than a block away from the Blue Hills Station, where black bunting was placed above garage bay doors, and the American flag was flown at half staff. Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

No Charges In Altercation Between Fire Lieutenants

Hartford police say neither individual wanted to press charges in a report of a disturbance involving two lieutenants in the Hartford Fire Department this afternoon.

12/06/2014

Mayor Bil Finch, Fire Chief Brian Rooney, Firefighter Bobby Hernandez, Lt. Neal Carr (Courtesy City of Bridgeport)

Bridgeport Honors Firefighters In Rescue Of 93-Year-Old Woman

Bridgeport’s Mayor and City Council have honored three firefighters for their rescue of a 93-year-old woman in a house fire last month.

12/02/2014

USS Miami Submarine Fire (Photo courtesy WBZ-TV)

After Submarine Fire, Extensive Drills For Shipyard Firefighters

Firefighters at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard train regularly for industrial blazes, but mandates after a huge submarine fire call for an annual drill that’s more extensive than anything done before.

11/21/2014

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Fatal Fire In Meriden

A 40-year-old man has died in a house fire in Meriden.

11/20/2014

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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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Confusion, Complacency Blamed For Severity Of Sub Fire

Navy investigators say complacency and confusion contributed to the severity of the fire aboard the submarine USS Miami in 2012.

11/13/2014

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Worker Injured In East Hartford Gas Explosion

A maintenance worker has been burned in an explosion at a compressed natural gas fueling station outside a Connecticut Natural Gas facility in East Hartford.

11/12/2014

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Fire Destroys Home Damaged In 2010 Floods

A vacant Westerly house damaged by floods four years ago has been finished off by a fire.

11/11/2014

(Ann Karrick/WTIC Photo)

Man Burned On Top Of Train

GREENWICH, Conn. (AP) _ A 21-year-old man is hospitalized after catching fire on top of a New York City-bound commuter train in Connecticut. Metropolitan Transportation Authority officials say the man was found on fire atop […]

11/09/2014