A firefighter has been killed in an explosion at a building in Farmington, Maine, Monday morning, officials said. An unnamed firefighter was killed and several others were injured in the explosion.
Firefighters responded to 313 Farmington Falls Road after people in the building reported smelling propane. Firefighters responded, went into the building and it exploded, according to police. Franklin County Sheriff Scott Nichols said many firefighters were injured in the explosion.
The building is the central office for LEAP Inc., which provides support for people with developmental, cognitive and intellectual disabilities.