Police and Fire Marshall Investigate Middle Street Fire in Newport

fireflamesA fire on Middle Street just before 9:30 pm last night had Newport Claremont, Sunapee and New London Fire Departments fighting the fire that engulfed the mobile home and Croydon and Goshen Fire Departments covering Newport Fire Station. Police say the owner of the 58 Middle Street residence, Patrick C. Patton is out of the country on vacation, and the family’s two dogs were discovered safe outside the home, They were released to family members.
Firefighters had the fire under control by 10:30 pm but stayed on scene until after midnight and then turned the scene over to the Newport Police Department. The cause of the fire is unknown and it is under investigation by the Newport Police Department and the NH Fire Marshal’s Office.

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