Explosion Rocks Home After Officer Shot In Brentwood






” A house in Brentwood exploded and was consumed by fire shortly after a massive police response triggered by an officer being shot.

  Dozens of police officers and state troopers responded to the scene of an officer-involved shooting in Brentwood Monday afternoon.

  A large number of police from multiple agencies responded to the home about 4:45 p.m. after a report of an officer-involved shooting. The condition of the officer was not released.

  SWAT teams were in the area of 46 Mill Pond Road as a fire began on the second floor of the duplex. About 5:50 p.m., a massive explosion rocked the house and blew out a large part of the roof. The fire quickly spread throughout the home.

  Shortly before the explosion, media crews and others nearby were told to get back out of concerns that the might be in the line of fire. An officer was heard saying there may be a person with a long firearm in the house.”


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Update: Brentwood Police Officer Steven Arkell has died from his wounds.