Fire Weather Watch: The National Weather Service says dry air and strong winds will increase the risk of brush fires spreading in parts of the state. Read More


Contractor Charged in North Canaan Gas Leak

A Massachusetts contractor is facing charges in connection with a propane gas leak Saturday morning at Specialty Mineral Company on Daisy Hill Road in North Canaan.Gas was leaking from a 30 thousand gallon propane tank […]

CBS Hartford–01/23/2011

Electrical Fire Prompts Closing of Middle School

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) _ A Middletown fire official says an electrical room fire forced the evacuation and closure of Woodrow Wilson Middle School and sent two custodians to a hospital with minor smoke inhalation. South […]


Brief Evacuation at Health Center Building Blamed on Battery Odor

FARMINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ University of Connecticut Health Center officials say a chemical smell that prompted a partial evacuation of a campus building came from a computer battery. No one was harmed. Health Center spokeswoman […]