Saturday fire damages Londonderry home

COURTESY PHOTOA weekend fire broke out in a home on Tranquil Drive in Londonderry. Many area departments responded to the blaze. No one was injured but a pet dog died in the fire.

LONDONDERRY — A morning fire last Saturday morning displaced a home's occupants and also killed a pet dog.

Around 9 a.m. Londonderry fire responded to a reported structure fire at 7 Tranquil Drive, where flames engulfed portions of a wood frame split-level style single family home. Windham engine and tanker were also dispatched to the scene.

The department's reports on social media stated that Battalion Chief Jeremy Lague was on his way home from work was first to arrive at the fire scene. Lague then ordered the "working fire" assignment that brought additional crews from Derry, Hudson, Pelham and Haz Mat rehab personnel to the scene.

Station coverage was provided by crews from Hudson, Pelham, Salem, Nashua and Litchfield.

As companies operated at the fire scene, additional off-duty Londonderry personnel responded.

Companies had the bulk of the fire knocked down quickly. By 10:30 a.m. the fire was reported to be under control.

Home occupants escaped without injury but one family dog died. The Red Cross is assisting and the cause of the fire is currently under investigation.

 

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