Hartford Fire Department answered a one-alarm fire call at the Wilder Motel last night shortly after 11:00 pm. Fire officials say that heavy smoke was showing from an end unit of the structure. Firefighters entered unit 8 to find a heavy smoke condition and saw a mattress on fire. The fire was quickly extinguished and the fire was under control by 11:28.
Room 8 was unoccupied at the time of the fire. The damage was isolated to Room 8. The remaining living units were checked by fire department personnel and occupants were allowed to return to their unit According to tax records the building is owned by Gate Properties, LLC of Lebanon, NH.
The cause of the fire remains undetermined and is under investigation. There were no firefighter or civilian injuries were reported.