September 23 Patient Condition Update

September 23, 2019

Maine Medical Center released the following update on the conditions of three patients injured in the Farmington explosion:

  • Theodore Baxter, discharged
  • Scott Baxter, serious condition (upgraded from critical yesterday)
  • Terry Bell, fair condition (upgraded from critical yesterday)

 The patients and their families are continuing to ask for privacy and are declining interview requests.


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