New Hampshire House Explosion Kills 1

February 25, 2009

Fire officials say one person died when a home in Manchester, New Hampshire, exploded.

The single family home at 160 Barrett St. exploded at about 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, sparking a raging fire and reducing the home to rubble.

Neighbors say an elderly man lived alone in the home and officials say they recovered the body of an elderly man from the debris. The victim’s identity has not yet been released.

Fire officials say it’s too early to pinpoint a cause.


Information from: WMUR-TV

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