For Immediate Release
December 31, 2021

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NH State Fire Marshal’s Office
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Explosion Occurs at Franklin Home

New Hampshire State Fire Marshal Sean P. Toomey, Franklin Fire Chief Mike Foss, and Franklin Police Chief David Goldstein announce that an explosion occurred on December 31, 2021, at 32 New Hampton Rd, Franklin. The fire department responded to the residence at approximately 11:26 AM, and found a deceased male inside the home, and no smoke or fire in the residence.

An autopsy is scheduled for 1:30 PM on Saturday, January 1, 2022. Victim identification is pending the autopsy.

The cause of the explosion has been determined to be due to the misuse use of a propane tank. Any further inquiries can be directed to the NH State Fire Marshal’s Office (603) 223-4289.