Photos courtesy of Foster’s Daily Democrat, Dover, NH

Oct 30, 2015 4:14 PM

Fast-moving fire in Rochester heavily damages apartment building, no one injured

ROCHESTER - A three-alarm fire on Chestnut Street has caused extensive damage to an apartment building, but no one was injured.

According to, Firefighters say there were five people living at 1 1/2 Chestnut St. The fire spread quickly through the walls and into the attic, making it hard for firefighters to extinguish.

Firefighters say the fire was so hot that a building to the left of the apartments suffered exterior damage.

The cause remains under investigation.


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