For Immediate Release
Posted: June 19, 2024

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Amy McLaughlin, Public Information Officer
(603) 931-9083 | fmopio@dos.nh.gov

One Person Dies in Epping Fire

EPPING, New Hampshire – New Hampshire State Fire Marshal Sean P. Toomey, Epping Fire Chief Donald DeAngelis and Epping Police Chief Michael Wallace announce that a fire occurred at 153 Coffin Rd. Unit 10 in Epping on June 19, 2024, at approximately 7:45 AM.  A deceased victim was located at the fire scene.     
 
When the Epping Police and Fire Departments arrived, they found heavy fire in a garage and called for a second alarm. During fire suppression activities, the fire department located one deceased victim.

Positive identification of the victim and cause and manner of death are pending an autopsy, which will take place at the NH State Medical Examiner’s Office in Concord, NH, on June 20, 2024. 

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 Epping Fire and Police Departments.

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 fmo@dos.nh.gov.   .  
  
No further information will be released at this time.