• Explosion, fire level Moultonborough home


    MOULTONBOROUGH, N.H. (MyFoxBoston.com) — Firefighters in New Hampshire's Lakes Region say an explosion and fire leveled a house in Moultonborough.

    Some neighbors were awakened by the explosion on Red Hill about 3 a.m. Firefighters said it was a 1,500 square-foot summer home and that no one was inside at the time of the explosion.

    Moultonborough Fire Chief David Bengtson told FOX 25 the initial cause is a propane gas explosion, which was felt up to four miles away.

    The home is assessed at $352,400 and is owned by Steven Vigeant, of Marlborough, Mass.

    The community of about 4,000 located along Lake Winnipesaukee is about 50 miles northeast of Concord.

    The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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