Another Concord Homeless Camp Fire Underneath Water Street: Watch

CONCORD, NH — A light fog of smoke covered parts of South Main and Water streets on Monday night due to another fire at a homeless camp underneath the Water Street Bridge.

A little past 11 p.m., capital region dispatch sent firefighters to the railroad tracks near Gulf Street for a report of smoke in the area. Dispatch said a single caller reached out to 911 about it, saying they saw flames in the woods behind the Fairfield Inn. Concord police were also requested.

The fire commander confirmed a fire in the homeless camp underneath the bridge and suggested firefighters enter the camp area from Gas Street.

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An engine was also parked on Water Street, and hoses were dropped from the bridge into the camp area.

News 603 posted two videos from the scene on Facebook.

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The fire was extinguished around 11:30 p.m. No injuries were reported.

News 603 posted a second video on Facebook.

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According to News 603, this is the second fire underneath Water Street during the past five weeks and at least the seventh fire in the past two years.

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