One person is dead and dozens of others are displaced after fire ripped through an apartment building on Chestnut Street in Manchester.
The two-alarm fire broke out just after midnight in an apartment at the Centennial Apartment complex and quickly spread, according to fire officials.
Firefighters tried to rescue a tenant inside one apartment, but furniture was placed against the doors.
When firefighters were able to get inside, they were driven out by exploding ammunition, according to fire officials.
The State Police Bomb Squad was called in to secure the scene before firefighters could search the apartment. They removed ammunition and other munitions from the apartment, according to fire officials.
The Red Cross and Manchester Human Services Department are assisting residents who are displaced with temporary shelter.
The fire is under investigation. The name of the victim has not been released, but family of the only tenant missing said a 27-year-old man lives alone.