A 5-year-old boy from Manchester, N.H., was sent to the hospital for smoke inhalation Sunday morning when an unattended pot on the stove caught fire, officials said.
The three-family, wood frame apartment building on Laurel Street caught fire at midnight, Manchester Fire Chief James Michael said.
The blaze only reached one alarm, causing $15,000 in damage and displaced the first-floor residents, he said.
The boy had been at home with a baby sitter when oil in the pot caught fire. He was sent to Elliot Hospital, and his condition is unknown; the blaze was out by 1 a.m., Michael said.