Fire damages student apartment building in Henniker
Fire fighters from around the region battled a fire at an apartment building Monday afternoon in Henniker. JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER
HENNIKER — Crews from 12 fire departments battled a three-alarm fire that damaged a large, two-story apartment building Monday afternoon, Deputy Fire Chief Stephen Burritt said.
"When the first units arrived, there was heavy smoke and flames," Burritt said.
Fire engines from all over the region lined Bridge Street to battle a fire Monday afternoon in Henniker.JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER
The 3 Park St. apartment building was unoccupied at the time of the fire. Burritt said the building housed New England College students who were out of town on Christmas break.
Nobody was injured battling the blaze, which was under control about 45 minutes after it was reported about 1:45 p.m. Monday, he said.
A Hillsboro fire fighter takes a break on a snowbank as fire fighters from all over the region battled a fire Monday afternoon in Henniker.JOSH GIBNEY/UNION LEADER
No cause has been determined for the fire, which is under investigation by the state Fire Marshal's Office, he said.