• Farmington December 28, 2021 11:02 pm

    New Maine Law Inspired by Deadly Explosion Goes Into Effect Saturday

    On Saturday, the first day of 2022, a new law goes into effect in Maine that lawmakers hope will protect people from tragedy and destruction. The state will require fuel gas detectors in certain buildings more than two years on from a deadly explosion in Farmington, Maine, that claimed the life of a firefighter, injured more than six other people…

  • Maine October 20, 2021 4:08 pm

    Lawsuits Over Deadly Maine Propane Blast Are Settled

    Two lawsuits filed in the aftermath of a thunderous propane explosion in Farmington, Maine, that killed a firefighter and injured others have been settled. A court document filed this week indicates a lawsuit against two companies on behalf of the deceased firefighter and six injured firefighters was resolved, the Sun Journal reported. Another lawsuit brought by the maintenance worker who...

  • Farmington April 11, 2020 12:53 am

    Hero Hurt in Maine Building Blast Returns Home Escorted by First Responders

    A hometown hero is back after roughly seven months in rehab following a deadly explosion in September. Larry Lord, a maintenance worker credited with evacuating staff at the Life Enrichment Advancing People, or LEAP, building in Farmington, Maine, shortly before an explosion killed a firefighter and injured Lord and at least a half dozen other firefighters, has returned to his…

  • Farmington April 10, 2020 9:47 pm

    Hero Returns Home After Deadly Maine Blast

    After seven months in rehabilitation, a maintenance worker badly hurt in a Maine building explosion returned home.

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