Feb 13, 2016 3:10 PM

UPDATE: Items too close to heater blamed for fire in Manchester apartment building


MANCHESTER - A fire that forced the evacuation of dozens of residents on Saturday morning is blamed on some items that caught fire after being placed too close to a heating unit.

District Fire Chief Richard McGahey said the fire at 297 Concord St. has been classified as unintentional.

McGahey also said a firefighter who injured his hand, Joel Monroe, has returned to the job after being treated for a "compression injury."

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