SUN PRAIRIE: ONE YEAR LATER
A WKOW TV 27 News special presentation looking back on the stories of heroism and resilience that began with the deadly explosion July 10, 2018 in Sun Prairie and continues
At a remembrance ceremony Wednesday night, Sun Prairie mayor Paul Esser and fire chief Chris Garrison each took to the podium to share their thoughts on how the community has responded to last year’s explosion
In the crowd of hundreds gathered around the Sun Prairie Fire Department Wednesday evening, were the staff and residents of the Sun Prairie Health Care Center.
RECOVERY AND REBUILDING
State officials continue to explore methods to improve excavation safety after a deadly 2018 explosion in Sun Prairie, all while maintaining Wisconsin’s underground infrastructure is one of the safest in the nation.
“I’m going to try to put my best foot forward raising these girls to the best of my ability and that’s the best way I can thank people and honor what they’ve done for us.”
To commemorate the anniversary of the explosion in Sun Prairie that leveled a large part of downtown and killed Fire Captain Cory Barr, the City of Sun Prairie and Sun Prairie Fire & Rescue Company will host a remembrance.
State legislators honored a Sun Prairie firefighter killed in a devastating explosion nearly one year ago on Thursday.
A judge Monday denied a motion to dismiss a wrongful death lawsuit brought by Abby Barr, the widow Sun Prairie firefighter Cory Barr, who died last July in the gas main explosion.
SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) — Wisconsin’s two U.S. Senators are introducing legislation to rename the Sun Prairie Post Office in honor of the fire captain killed
Mayor Paul Essar said the fire department is partnering with the city to plan a memorial for Captain Cory Barr.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued citations on Thursday to two contractors connected to the deadly explosion in Sun Prairie.
Viewer discretion advised: Sun Prairie officials have released police dash cam video of the moment a gas main exploded July 10 in downtown Sun Prairie.
Among the hours of dash cam video released Thursday by Sun Prairie police, are dramatic images of first responders reacting in the moments after a gas main exploded downtown July 10, killed firefighter Capt. Cory Barr and injuring two others.