Doctors say that the threat of life for any of them.
It was reported that the police responded at 5:00 p.m. Wednesday evening to the reported barricaded person. There will be no access to side streets in the area and residents are asked to avoid the area all day.
The officers were taken to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after the explosion around 8:30 p.m., North Haven First Selectman Michael Freda said.
Kelly said that a woman had called police to report domestic violence before the explosion at a barn behind the home Wednesday night. The police "were trying to coax him. out of the house and really try to calm the situation down".
The eight tactical officers who were hurt in the explosion were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital.
"Based on the way the explosions took place, from what police told me, there was a series of explosions, which may indicate some sort of rigged booby traps", said Freda.
One of the first responders work the scene of an explosion and reported stand-off in North Haven, Conn., Wednesday, May 2, 2018.More news: Group video calling and stickers support coming to WhatsApp
State police have taken over the investigation.
Police were heard continuing to try to coax the man out of the house even after the explosion.
"We have to be ready in today's society four something like this happening, and it did happen today", Freda said at the press conference. "This is a quiet residential neighbourhood. It's been a very emotional scene".
Residents in the neighborhood said they heard the explosion and felt their homes shake.
Video shows police rushing to the scene and a massive fire. That's when, according to local TV news WFSB, a woman came to police to report that she had been held captive for several days, saying she'd managed to escape from her home in North Haven, a suburb that's a few miles northeast of downtown New Haven. "The noise from all the emergency vehicles was unbelievable", she said.
Firefighters worked to get the blaze under control more than an hour later.
The explosion happened Wednesday night in North Haven. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also responded to the scene.