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Firefighter injured, home destroyed by fire in Wolfeboro
WOLFEBORO - A firefighter was injured and a vacant home was destroyed in an early morning fire Sunday.
According to Wolfeboro Fire-Rescue Department Chief Butch Morrill, crews were alerted to the blaze at 46 Pine St. at 2:07 a.m. First-arriving firefighters found the building heavily involved in fire and began a defensive firefighting operation. Property records indicate the home is owned by Milan Krainchich, of Brooklyn, N.Y. It had been vacant for some time.
Wolfeboro Firefighter Thomas A. Trask, 23, was injured during the incident. Trask was transported to Huggins Hospital, and later flown to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center by DHART helicopter.
The fire was under control by 3:32 a.m., the cause is under investigation by the Wolfeboro Fire-Rescue Department, Wolfeboro Police Department, and the NH State Fire Marshal’s Office.
Wolfeboro Fire-Rescue was assisted at the scene by Tuftonboro Fire-Rescue, Ossipee Corner Fire-Rescue, Stewarts Ambulance, the Wolfeboro Police Department, Wolfeboro Municipal Electric Department, and the NH State Fire Marshal’s Office. Alton Fire-Rescue covered Wolfeboro Central Station.
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