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First responders found a four-car crash and injuries to four people.
It's unclear what caused the crash, but the ambulance was on its way to an emergency call.
"It appears there was some type of mechanical failure during the takeoff sequence that resulted in the crash," Farmington Police Lt. Tim McKenzie said.
The city's paid firefighters union has filed a grievance with the state Labor Relations Board challenging the city's requirement that firefighters use personal accrued time off if they are exposed to the COVID-19 virus on the job.
McFadden was “the most gentle, kind-hearted giant in the world,” a friend said.
Colin McFadden, a six-year firefighter and EMT in Burlington, had been transported from the scene to an area hospital in critical condition.
More than 100 firefighters from several volunteer departments responded to the fire.
Rankins and Torres were pulled out of the home unconscious. Torres, who was 30, succumbed to his injuries while Rankins was transported to the burn unit at Bridgeport Hospital and put into a medically induced coma as doctors extracted carbon monoxide from his lungs.