Firefighter injured battling blaze that destroyed Andover home

ANDOVER, N.H. (WHDH) - One firefighter was injured while battling a blaze that destroyed an Andover home late Monday night.

Crews responding to Bundrett Avenue around 10:30 p.m. found heavy flames shooting through the roof of the 5,000-square-foot home.

Firefighters could be seen using a ladder truck to dump water on the fire.

Two people who were inside when the flames broke out safely evacuated the house, according to Andover Fire Chief Michael Mansfield.

They reportedly told fire officials that they saw sparks and some type of electrical situation.

The injured firefighter was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The house has been deemed a total loss. The blaze caused an estimated $2.7 million in damages.

The Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the cause.

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