New Hampshire Fire Displaces 28 Manchester Residents

September 27, 2011

Twenty-eight people are homeless as a result of a fire in a Manchester, N.H., apartment building.

WMUR-TV says emergency crews found a fire in the center of the common cellar shooting up towards the second floor when they arrived early Sunday. All of the residents got out safely.

Firefighters say they were able to get the fire under control by a little after 3 a.m. Authorities say the building is uninhabitable until repairs can be done to the structure and utilities. Investigators say the cause of the fire is currently undetermined and under investigation.

The damage to the three-story, nine-unit building is estimated at $75,000 to $100,000.

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