Two Simsbury volunteer firefighters were passengers aboard the vintage B-17 that crashed at Bradley International Airport.
Firefighter 54-year-old Jim Traficante is recovering at home. He is a five- year member of the fire department.
Firefighter JT Huber is being treated at the Bridgeport burn center. 48-year-old Huber is a 15-year volunteer with the fire company. The chief told News 8 that he has severe burns to over 40% of his body. Fire chief Jim Baldis said JT will have a more extensive recovery.
The Simsbury firefighters’ charitable fund has been established to help with expenses. Saturday, Oct. 26, the Old Well Tavern in Simsbury will give 10% of its proceeds from the Organized Chaos Halloween Costumed Shenanigan Fest to the cause. The event starts at 7 p.m.
Find out details here: https://simsburyfire.org/