Police respond to barricade situation in Connecticut

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A CT town official says four police officers have been injured in an explosion after responding to a report of a man barricaded in a house with his family.

Selectman Michael Freda said he had spoken to police, who said officers were "trying to appease the situation and a back building was booby trapped and apparently that was an explosion". A large fire also broke out. They were taken to Yale New Haven hospital, but their exact condition and that of the suspect and his family wasn't immediately known.

The North Haven Police Department said on Facebook that they had been "responding to a barricaded subject in the 300 block of Quinnipiac Avenue".

Connecticut State Police took over the investigation because it happened on a state road.

A house in CT has exploded while police and a SWAT team were outside, responding to a report of a barricaded person.

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New Haven cops are pitching in Wednesday night with an unfolding tragedy in North Haven.

North Haven is located just outside of New Haven.

One WFSB-TV reporter caught video of two people being taken away in handcuffs, but it's unclear what connection they may have to Wednesday night's explosion.

Firefighters worked to get the blaze under control more than an hour later.