J. William Degnan http://nhpr.org en Man Killed in Berlin Fire Was Trying To Fight It http://nhpr.org/post/man-killed-berlin-fire-was-trying-fight-it <p>The man who died in a fire in Berlin Sunday was Edward Wedge, according to a news release from Troop F.</p><p>Wedge, 73, died of smoke inhalation, according to an autopsy conducted Monday</p><p>Investigators believe Wedge was working on a vehicle in his garage and it appears he tried to fight the fire.</p><p>In a written statement State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan said people should not attempt to fight fire in a building.</p><p>&ldquo;You have as little as three minutes to escape a fire once it begins in your home,&rdquo; he said.</p><p></p> Mon, 09 Jul 2012 23:06:03 +0000 Chris Jensen 8428 at http://nhpr.org Fatal Fire in Woodsville http://nhpr.org/post/fatal-fire-woodsville <p>Fire officials say one person died yesterday in a house fire on Swiftwater Road in Woodsville.</p><p>The fire was reported about 3 p.m. and while fighting the fire a body was found on the second floor of the home, according to a news release from the state fire marshal&rsquo;s office.</p><p>The positive identification of the victim and autopsy results are pending.</p><p>Fire officials said they didn&rsquo;t find any working smoke alarm on either the first or second floor of the home.</p> Fri, 27 Jan 2012 20:51:48 +0000 Chris Jensen 1597 at http://nhpr.org