Crime Injured Farmington fire Capt. Scott Baxter returns home 6 weeks after explosion
New Orleans Hard Rock Hotel collapse: two cranes demolished at construction site in New Orleans
Now that two cranes at the partially collapsed Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans are toppled, crews can begin searching for two bodies that remain in the debris, city officials said Sunday. © Scott Threlkeld/The Advocate/AP Debris hangs on the side of the building after a large portion of a hotel under construction suddenly collapsed in New Orleans on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2019. Several construction workers had to run to safety as the Hard Rock Hotel, which has been under construction for the last several months, came crashing down. It was not immediately clear what caused the collapse or if anyone was injured.
Farmington fire Capt. Scott Baxter returned home Tuesday, more than six weeks after being injured in a explosion that injured six others and killed Capt. Michael Bell.
Baxter received an escort to the Farmington fire station after being released from the New England Rehabilitation Hospital in Portland.
A procession of firetrucks and police cruisers helped escort him home. A large crowd gathered outside the fire station to greet him.
Baxter was the last of the injured firefighters to return home to Farmington.
LEAP maintenance manager Larry Lord also was seriously hurt in the explosion. He remains in serious condition at a Boston hospital.
Woman taken into custody after 6-month-old killed, 2 other children critically injured in apartment fire
A woman was taken into custody after a 6-month-old was killed and two other young children were critically injured in an apartment fire south of downtown St. Louis Sunday afternoon. Police responded to the 1100 block of S. 14th Street around 1:30 p.m. for a fire where a baby and two young children were trapped. According to the police report, the officers tried to get in, but due to the intensity of the fire they couldn’t rescue them. The St.Police responded to the 1100 block of S. 14th Street around 1:30 p.m. for a fire where a baby and two young children were trapped. According to the police report, the officers tried to get in, but due to the intensity of the fire they couldn’t rescue them.
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South Windsor Parks and Rec building to be closed temporarily following gas explosion .
SOUTH WINDSOR, CT (WFSB) - The South Windsor Parks and Recreation building will be closed for repairs and inspection for a few days after a gas explosion Sunday morning, fire officials said. © South Windsor Fire Department The South Windsor Parks and Recreation building will be closed for repairs and inspection for a few days after a gas explosion Sunday According to the South Windsor Fire Department, nobody was hurt in the incident. Officials say firefighters were dispatched to the building around 8:21 a.m. for a reported fire alarm.
Investigators to release cause of explosion
Investigators say they should have the results by Friday of their investigation into the explosion that killed one firefighter and injured six other people.