Nashua Fire Respond To House Fire - 1 Occupant Transported To Hospital
Red Cross Assisting Displaced Residents.
Nashua Fire Rescue responded to a reported building fire at 6 Cambridge Rd, Engine 6, Engine 2, Ladder 2 Engine 1 as RIT (Firefighter Safety) and the Deputy Chief responded.
Engine 6 arrived to locate a 2 story single family wood frame building with smoke showing from the basement, Engines 6 and 2 stretched hose lines into the building and located the fire and began extinguishment in the basement. L2 performed a search of the building and ventilation.
A “working fire” assignment was called for and Engine 3 and Ladder 3 were additionally dispatched to the scene. Engine 3 and Ladder 3 assisted with ventilation and overhaul. Engine 1 (RIT firefighter safety) and AMR ambulance stood by as a precaution.
The bulk of the fire was extinguished 20 minutes from dispatch. The incident was fully under control with all searches complete (building clear of occupants) and all fire extinguished in 40 minutes from the time of dispatch. Heavy fire damage occurred in the basement with heat and smoke damage throughout the first floor.
The Red Cross was requested to assist the 2 adults displaced by the fire, One occupant was transported for evaluation
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