For Immediate Release
Posted: May 03, 2023


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

Victim Identified in Fatal Rollinsford Fire

ROLLINSFORD, New Hampshire – New Hampshire State Fire Marshal Sean P. Toomey, Rollinsford Fire Chief Mark Rutherford and Rollinsford Police Chief Jonathan Uraskevich announce that the victim of the motor-vehicle crash and fire that occurred on April 27, 2023, has been identified.  

The NH Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as 29-year-old Timothy Norton of Somersworth.  The cause of his death was determined to be thermal inhalation injuries and the manner of his death was accidental.    

The investigation into the origin & cause of the fire has determined that the crash caused significant damage to the vehicle’s engine compartment, which caused the fire to occur.  The fire is classified as accidental.   

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.