One dead in early morning Epping fire

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EPPING — A fire at 153 Coffin Rd. Unit 10 on June 19 claimed the life of one individual, according to officials.

The blaze, which was reported at approximately 7:45 a.m., was already showing heavy fire in a garage when the Epping Police and Fire Departments arrived on scene, prompting a second alarm.

During their efforts to extinguish the fire, firefighters discovered one deceased victim.

Positive identification, along with the cause and manner of death, will be determined following an autopsy scheduled for June 20 at the NH State Medical Examiner’s Office in Concord.

The NH State Fire Marshal’s Office, along with the Epping Fire and Police Departments, are actively investigating the origin and cause of the fire.

Authorities are urging anyone with information related to the incident to contact the NH State Fire Marshal’s Office at (603) 223-4289.

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