Claremont, N.H.

Three N.H. firefighters injured as chicken coop fire spreads to house


Three New Hampshire firefighters were hospitalized Sunday night after suffering injuries while fighting a fire that started in a home’s chicken coop and quickly spread into the house. Two firefighters were taken to hospitals for serious burns, and a third was treated and released for a hand injury, Claremont Fire Chief Rick Bergeron said in a statement Monday. The names of the firefighters were not immediately released. Claremont firefighters responded shortly after 6 p.m. Sunday to a fire on Cherry Hill Road.

Catalina Gaitan can be reached at Follow her on Twitter at @catalina_gaitan.
Loading comments...
Real journalists. Real journalism. Subscribe to The Boston Globe today.
We hope you've enjoyed your free articles.
Continue reading by subscribing to for just 99¢.
 Already a member? Log in Home
Subscriber Log In

We hope you've enjoyed your 5 free articles'

Stay informed with unlimited access to Boston’s trusted news source.

  • High-quality journalism from the region’s largest newsroom
  • Convenient access across all of your devices
  • Today’s Headlines daily newsletter
  • Subscriber-only access to exclusive offers, events, contests, eBooks, and more
  • Less than 25¢ a week
Marketing image of
Marketing image of