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Oct 25, 2015 9:35 AM

Portsmouth fire starts in attic of apartment building, displaces 9 people

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PORTSMOUTH - Nine people were displaced and a 12-year-old boy was sent to the hospital with smoke inhalation after a fire at an apartment building at the corner of Cutts and Ashland streets.

According to seacoastonline.com, the fire started in the third-floor attic of the four-unit building on Saturday afternoon.

“Because of the age of the building and the wooden structure, we called in a second alarm minutes after arriving,” Fire Chief Steve Achilles told seacoastonline.

Firefighters said the third-floor unit suffered heavy fire damage while the second-floor unit suffered heavy smoke damage.

All nine residents were accounted for and three dogs also escaped the building. One resident said there was a cat that was possibly still inside. The fire remains under investigation.

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