Lightning Strike Takes Down Tree, Ignites Electrical Fire in Nashua
By SEAN FESKO, Correspondent | June 30, 2021 | NEW HAMPSHIRE
Story No. 070821119
Photo by Sean Fesko/911 ERVNashua Ladder 1 sets up for ventilation as crews fought the fire in the basement.
NASHUA, NH - On June 30th, during a round of severe thunderstorms in the area, Nashua Fire Rescue was dispatched to a building fire on Prescott Street. On arrival companies found a large downed tree next to the residence that had interrupted the power supply and caused an electrical fire. The fire was placed under control within 30 minutes.
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