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
A group of Sun Prairie residents has filed a civil suit to recover losses they say they incurred during the gas main explosion a year ago that killed a firefighter and leveled a large portion of downtown.
RECOVERY AND REBUILDING
SUN PRAIRIE (WKOW) — Sun Prairie firefighters are expecting a special visitor Wednesday. Gavin Martin, 5, raised more than $5,000 for Sun Prairie relief selling
Downtown Sun Prairie Buildings leveled in Sun Prairie after huge explosion on Main Street. #WKOW #sunprairie #explosion pic.twitter.com/Yg4VpYeZzB — David Johnson (@DavidWKOW) July 11,
A fundraiser Friday night in Madison was held to help the family of Ryan Welch, the firefighter who was hurt and survived the Sun Prairie explosion.
Officials with the city of Sun Prairie gave an update Friday on how local businesses are moving forward after last week’s deadly explosion.
Music is helping to move people in Sun Prairie forward.
The spirit of #SunPrairieStrong was evident outside Prairie Kids Club on Thursday.
The Wisconsin Department of Transportation is promising a speedy reconstruction of the downtown streets that were damaged in the deadly explosion on July 10th. The plans come as a breath of fresh air for business owners who are trying to return to sense of normalcy around their shops.
In a one-hour period, after the explosion happened around 7 p.m., the Dane County 911 Center took 65 total calls with nearly half related to the blast in Sun Prairie.
Hurts Donut is selling "Sun Prairie Strong" doughnuts Thursday to help the victims of the Sun Prairie explosion.
One Sun Prairie family’s return home to a property damaged by the downtown explosion comes with mixed emotions.