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Early-Morning Fatal Fire Under Investigation in NH

A 57-year-old man is dead following a fire in Manchester, New Hampshire, Monday morning.

According to the Manchester Fire Department, the call for the fire at 137 Hazelton Ct. came in around 1:30 a.m.

Responding crews found heavy fire at the single-family home upon arrival. Firefighters said they had difficulty accessing parts of the house because of hoarding conditions in the building.

The victim, identified later Monday as 57-year-old William Eggleston, was found in the kitchen. He was taken to Elliot Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The home is considered a total loss.

The incident remains under investigation.

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