LODD: Maine Firefighter Killed Along With 6 Other People Hospitalized Propane Explosion

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“FARMINGTON — A propane explosion leveled a new building housing a nonprofit after crews arrived to investigate the smell of gas Monday morning, killing one firefighter and injuring at least six others, officials said.

The building had been evacuated after the smell of gas was detected, said Farmington Town Selectman Scott Landry. One firefighter was killed, and six others were taken to a hospital, he said.

The building housing Leap Inc., which serves people with cognitive and intellectual disabilities, was only a couple of weeks old, Landry said. A hole is all that is left.

“The new building is spread all over creation,” Landry said.

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Propane Explosion Maine Firefighter killed