Nashua Firefighters Extinguish Couch Fire

August 27, 2023

Nashua firefighters quickly stopped a couch fire reported at a home on Sargent Avenue Saturday night according to The Union Leader.

The fire department received a call around 6:46 p.m. from a passing motorist seeing smoke from the building.

Ladder Company 1 arrived on scene first and encountered light smoke conditions showing from the first floor of a three-story occupied residential building.

The crews found a small couch fire and put it out with an air-pressurized water fire extinguisher.

Firefighters found the owner/occupant on the third floor to be the only one home.

The residence sustained minor damage as a result of the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Nashua Fire Marshal’s Office.