A press helicopter covering a burning home in Brentwood, N.H. managed to catch a massive explosion as the cameras rolled.
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A 48-year-old Brentwood, New Hampshire police officer was shot and killed while responding to a domestic call on Monday afternoon.
Officer Steve Arkell responded to a domestic dispute call at 46 Mill Pond Road at 4 p.m. and was fatally shot as he entered the home, Attorney General Joseph Foster said at a press conference held Monday night. A second officer arrived and entered the home but was driven out by gunfire.
A short time later, the house was engulfed in flames. The shooter, Michael Nolan, 47, is believed to have died in the fire or the explosion that followed. The fire has since been extinguished and neighbors were allowed to return to their homes.