For Immediate Release
Posted: February 06, 2024


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

Victim Identified in Fatal Littleton Fire

Littleton, New Hampshire – New Hampshire State Fire Marshal Sean P. Toomey, Littleton Fire Chief Chad G. Miller and Littleton Police Chief Paul J. Smith announce that the victim of the fire at 12 Hilltop Manor Extension in Littleton on February 3, 2024, has been identified.

The NH Medical Examiner's Office has identified the victim as 68-year-old Dusty Locke of Littleton. The cause and manner of his death is pending further studies.

The investigation into the origin and cause of the fire is active and ongoing by members of the NH State Fire Marshal's Office, Littleton Fire Department, and the Littleton Police Department.

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

State Fire Marshal Toomey would like to remind everyone of the importance of having working smoke alarms in their homes. In the event of an alarm activation or visible smoke or fire, residents should immediately exit their home and call 9-1-1. Keep exits clear and accessible at all times and have a home fire escape plan. Anyone with questions about home fire safety should contact their local fire department or the NH State Fire Marshal's Office.

No further information will be released at this time.