Lebanon NH – Eight people were treated and released from DHMC for smoke inhalation
after an early morning fire on Friday in Lebanon.  Lebanon Fire
Department responded to a fire alarm at the Village at Crafts Hills
Apartments on Pine Tree Lane, just before 2:00 AM. Lebanon Police who
assisted with evacuating four apartments reported the first floor
apartment fire.

Devin Isaacs a 24- year old neighbor crawled into the burning building
to rescue an 18-month-old female and a 3-year-old female from the
fire. Lebanon Fire Chief Chris Christopoulos, Jr. said although Mr.
Devin Isaacs
should be commended for his brave actions, we do not encourage
bystanders to enter a hazardous environment.

The fire was upgrade to a 1st Alarm bringing in mutual aid from
Hartford, Hanover, and Enfield. West Lebanon fire fighters entered the
apartment and quickly extinguished heavy fire in the kitchen area.

Fire Investigators from the State of New Hampshire Fire Marshal’s
Office and the Lebanon Fire Department have determined the area of
origin of the fire to be in the kitchen. The cause of the fire remains
undetermined at this time.

Lebanon, Hanover, and Enfield Ambulances transported the eight people
to Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center. Fire Investigators from the
State of New Hampshire Fire Marshal’s Office and the Lebanon Fire
Department have determined the area of origin of the fire to be in the
kitchen. The cause of the fire remains undetermined at this time.