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Fan causes fire at Concord Petco

  • Concord firefighters remove smoke and water to prevent further damage after the fire was extinguished. News 603 via City of Concord

  • Concord fire apparatus positioned for fire attack. —News 603 via City of Concord

By Monitor staff
Published: 9/28/2021 1:23:19 PM

Concord firefighters quickly extinguished a fire at Petco in Concord on Monday night with no injuries to people or animals. 

Shortly after 8:30 p.m., the department was alerted to an alarm at the Fort Eddy Road store. Companies arrived on the scene in less than four minutes and found the sprinkler system running.

A fire was burning in the grooming area was extinguished by Concord firefighters by 8:55 p.m. Concord Fire Marshal Paul Sirois determined the cause of the fire to be a malfunctioning air blower fan.

None of the mulititude of animals in the store were injured, firefighters said.

Firefighters remained on the scene for three hours removing smoke and water to prevent further damage and to conduct the investigation.


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