According to the latest report from Franklin County, Maine, a massive building explosion occurred. Sheriff Franklin County of Maine responded to this situation and firefighters are working hard to prevent further damage.
Several injuries were reported and one firefighter died.
— CBS 13 news (@WGME) 16 September 2019
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Shaking the Farmington Old Town, the explosion could have been explosive. The video obtained on-site showed that the building was home to a non-profit organization, which was supporting people with cognitive and intellectual challenges. Debris is full around this area.
People in the area were mistaken for a car that crashed into a building and caused an explosion. The explosion occurred before 8:30 am at Leap Inc. on Farmington Falls Road.
Governor Janet Mills tweets about the current state of Maine
Our heart reaches out to all those affected by this tragedy, especially those loved by firefighters and others lost. Thank you for the work of the first responders in the field and urge the main people to avoid this area. (2/2)
— Governor Janet Mills (@GovJanetMills) 16 September 2019
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Main building explosion scene
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