Photo Courtesy: Foster’s Daily Democrat

Jul 1, 2015 2:49 PM

Young girl and dog rescued from Somersworth fire

SOMERSWORTH – A fire Tuesday afternoon sent a young girl to the hospital, a dog to the vet and caused significant damages to a complex.

According to, Firefighters rescued an 11-year-old girl from the flames and she was treated for smoke inhalation at Wentworth-Douglass Hospital.

The dog was pulled from the house where firefighters revived him using an oxygen mask.

The dog was later transported to Great Falls Veterinary Hospital for further treatment.

Two families were displaced from the fire and five parrots were killed.

The fire caused about $40,000 in smoke and fire damages.

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