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4 Alarm Building Fire 6 Tsienneto Rd. Derry, New Hampshire

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July 27, 2022 | NEW HAMPSHIRE Battalion Chief Scott Haggart, Correspondent
This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

On July 27, 2022, at approximately 3:22 p.m. the Derry Fire Emergency Communications Division received an automatic alarm from 6 Tsienneto Rd. Car 1, Ladder 3, Ladder 4, and Engine 2 were dispatched to the alarm. While fire crews were responding to the scene the Communications Division received multiple 911 calls reporting smoke and fire. A full first alarm assignment was dispatched including replacements for Engine 1 and Medic 1 assigned to a previous call.

6 Tsienneto Rd. is a 3 story 85 thousand square foot medical office building. At the time of this incident the medical offices were occupied by staff and patients.

Derry Car 1 arrived on scene to find heavy fire on the front side of the building extending to the 2nd floor and requested a 2nd alarm. People were actively evacuating. Crews worked to extinguish fire both interior and exterior on all three floors. Smoke and water damage to all three floors.

Crews worked to extinguish fire on all three floors while removing smoke from all levels of the building.

The incident required 4 Alarms to bring sufficient personnel to bring the incident under control.

Three Firefighters were treated and transported to Parkland Medic Center for minor injuries and were released.

Fire Companies that assisted at the scene included: Londonderry, Windham, Salem, Auburn, Chester, Hampstead, Manchester, Nashua, Hudson, Plaistow, Pelham, Atkinson, Raymond, Hooksett, Atkinson, and a Trinity Ambulance.

Multiple simultaneous incidents were handled by Station Coverage that included: Methuen, Bedford, Allenstown, and Merrimack.

Derry PD provided traffic control and scene security. Eversource assisted with securing power. Derry CERT Team provide Rehab services.

Derry Fire Prevention Bureau, assisted by Derry Building Inspector investigated the fire for cause and origin. At the time of the press release, the fire is not considered suspicious.

Building was turned over to owners at 2251 hrs.

There were no civilian injuries reported at this fire.

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Battalion Chief Scott HaggartCorrespondent

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