1 firefighter dead, 6 people hurt in explosion in Maine

1 firefighter dead, 6 people hurt in explosion in Maine

1 firefighter dead, 6 people hurt in explosion in Maine

Lord is being treated for multiple burns and flown to Massachusetts General Hospital by LifeFlight, according to Wood. Landry said insulation fell in downtown Farmington, which is roughly 1.5 miles from the building.

LEAP, which stands for Life Enrichment Advancing People, is a group that provides services for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, according to its website.

Scott Landry, who serves as a Farmington selectman, state representative and on the organization's board, said he had been told one firefighter died in the explosion after responding to a propane leak. A hole is all that is left. "It's just a mess", Landry said.

The blast around 8:30 a.m. was heard for miles around.

Officials were checking out a complaint of a propane smell at the LEAP facility when the explosion happened, a spokeswoman with the Franklin County Sheriff's Office said. It caused major traffic as emergency responders arrived at the scene.

1 firefighter dead, 6 people hurt in explosion in Maine

Gov. Janet Mills, who lives in Farmington, confirmed the death and several injuries in a Monday statement and said the ME fire marshal's office "will thoroughly investigate the cause and origin of this devastating explosion".

The Franklin County Sheriff's Department in ME says firefighters are responding to a building explosion that rocked the town of Farmington, and a county sheriff says there are injuries.

"It felt like someone hit our building with a vehicle", she said.

"Our hearts go out to all those impacted by this tragedy, especially to the loved ones of the firefighter lost and others injured".

We'll update this story as new information becomes available.

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