Three Families Displaced by Apartment Fire in Barnstead
Photo by Jay Heath Mutual aid was brought in from Alton, Strafford, Pittsfield, Farmington and Gilmanton.
Photo by Jay Heath Barnstead Deputy Will Bartells in command.
Photo by Jay Heath Alton Firefighter gets his bottle changed after battle the fire.
Photo by Jay Heath Gilmanton chauffeur runs there large tanker on the scene for water supply.
Photo by Jay Heath
BARNSTEAD, NH - A multi-family apartment complex was evacuated Thursday night, February 9th, after a fire broke out in one of the first-floor units.
Barnstead Fire Department responded to the five-unit apartment complex on South Barnstead Road at 5:00 P.M. after receiving reports of black smoke coming from the building. The first arriving units found a working fire on the first floor and requested a first-alarm response, bringing in mutual aid companies from Alton, Strafford, Pittsfield, Farmington and Gilford.
Firefighters made an aggressive interior attack and had the fire contained by 6:00 P.M. No injuries were reported, and the red cross was brought in to assist the families. The fire is under investigation.