MANCHESTER, N.H. — Three people have been injured in a fire that destroyed an apartment building in Manchester, New Hampshire.

WMUR-TV reports that six families were forced out of their homes on Thanksgiving night.

One resident was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries and two firefighters received minor injuries.

Four dogs and a rabbit were rescued from the complex.

Authorities believe the fire was accidental and started by carelessly disposed of smoking materials.


Information from: WMUR-TV, http://wmur.com

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