For Immediate Release
Posted: September 28, 2022


Amy McLaughlin, Public Information Officer
(603) 931-9083 |

Individual Perishes in Hooksett Fire

Hooksett, New Hampshire – New Hampshire State Fire Marshal Sean P. Toomey, Hooksett Fire Chief Steven Colburn and Hooksett Police Chief Janet Bouchard announce that the Hooksett Fire Department was called to 1 Skyline Ave. in Hooksett on September 27, 2022, at approximately 11:37 PM, for a reported smoke in the building.

Upon arrival, the fire department found a mobile home with smoke coming from the building. There was a report that there was an individual still inside. Hooksett firefighters made a swift entry into the building and were able to rescue an individual who was unconscious. The victim was transported to an area hospital where they were pronounced dead.

Positive identification of the victim and cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy that will take place at the NH State Medical Examiner’s Office in Concord, NH, on 9/28/22.

The investigation into the Origin & Cause of the fire is active and ongoing by members of the NH State Fire Marshal’s Office and the Hooksett Fire and Police Departments.

State Fire Marshal Toomey would like to remind all citizens of the importance of having working smoke alarms in your home. In the event of a fire, immediately exit your home and call 9-1-1.

Anyone with information about this incident is encouraged to contact the NH State Fire Marshal’s Office at (603) 223-4289 or by email at

No further information will be released at this time.