On 06/17/2010 at approximately 11:02 hours the Jaffrey Fire Department was dispatched to 41 Tyler Hill Road in Jaffrey for a report of smoke coming from a two story residential dwelling. Upon arrival of the Jaffrey Fire Department Fire Chief he found a two story residential home moderate to heavy smoke coming from the second floor and attic area. Further investigation determined that there was a working fire in the second floor of the building and at this point the fire was upgraded to a 2nd alarm and an aggressive interior fire attack was begun by the first arriving Jaffrey Engine Crew with the assistance of several mutual aid fire department. No occupants were home at the time of the fire. The home owner’s pets where removed safely from the building prior to the arrival of the chief, by neighbors.The fire was declared under control at 12:57 and the last crews cleared the scene at 14:33 hours. The Fire is being investigated by the Jaffrey Fire Department, and the Jaffrey Police Department, and appears to be accidental at this time, but is under further investigation. Jaffrey Fire/Rescue was assisted on scene by Peterborough Fire/Rescue, Rindge Fire/Rescue, Keene Fire/Rescue, Meadowood, New Ipswich Fire/Rescue, Dublin Fire/Rescue, Jaffrey Police Department, Jaffrey Ambulance, Cheshire County Sheriff’s Department, PSNH and the American Red Cross. Troy Fire/Rescue covered the Jaffrey Fire Station.Photos by George Brown.

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