MANCHESTER, NH – Two pets were killed, and three people were displaced following an apartment fire in Manchester this morning that likely was started by a heating lamp for a pet snake.
According to the New Hampshire Union Leader, the fire occurred in a second-floor unit at a three-story apartment building on 667 Corning Road at 11:39 a.m.
Authorities believe that a heating lamp for a pet snake likely set nearby combustible materials on fire.
Multiple people required assistance from firefighters in order to escape the blaze.
A pet snake and a cat died in the fire.
No other injuries were reported.
Three people were forced from their residence as a result of the fire, which caused an estimated $45,000 worth of damage.
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