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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Atkinson home heavily damaged in blaze

From the Eagle Tribune;

December 6, 2011
Atkinson home heavily damaged in blaze
By Cara Hogan

ATKINSON — Firefighters responded twice to the same home yesterday after a fire rekindled hours after being put out.

Fire Chief Michael Murphy said the first call came in at 8:10 a.m. for a two-alarm fire in the bedroom of a home at 8 Rose Lane.

"There was heavy fire and smoke from the second floor," Murphy said. "Atkinson Engine 2 and Hampstead Engine 1 did an aggressive fire attack and quickly extinguished it."

Firefighters left at 9:38 a.m., but were called back at 12:49 p.m. for a report of smoke coming from the roof of the home.

"The fire rekindled, though it was smaller the second time," Murphy said. "Again, we quickly knocked the fire down. We're not sure how it rekindled."

He said the department did everything by the book before leaving the house.

"We investigated before we left, using thermal imaging," he said. "There was nothing there."

He said this type of rekindled fire is uncommon since firefighters now use thermal imaging to look for small burns, but it does happen occasionally.

"It's one of those things that happen in a tiny space," he said. "It continued to burn until it got oxygen. Then it spread."

No one was injured in the blaze. Murphy said he believes the cause was an electrical malfunction in the house.

The house is owned by Joseph and Rose Faro, who live in Windham and rent out the property.

A woman who is living at the residence was distraught yesterday afternoon and wouldn't give her name.

"I have no idea what the damage is," Faro said yesterday as he left the property,

Murphy said the damage to the house was extensive and mainly caused by the initial fire.

"There is damage to a second-floor bedroom, the attic and the roof," he said. "There is also heavy smoke and heat damage throughout the house. There is definitely structural damage."

The four-bedroom house, built in 1984, is assessed at $399,900, according to town records.

The Atkinson Fire Department is continuing to investigate. Firefighters from Hampstead, Plaistow and Danville also responded to the scene.


Anonymous said...

Shoulda been sprinkled. Hey Maggie Osborn, how are those kids of yours, safe and sound?

Anonymous said...

Once again Mike Murphy and his men did a wonderful job at putting out the fire. Thank you Mr. Murphy and team.

Anonymous said...

ya it's their fault, shudda been sprinkled!!

pretty stupid comment 10:33am

Anonymous said...

Thanks for your input Maggie. Hit nerve huh?

Anonymous said...

A family just suffered through a fire and posters here are turning this into a Maggie issue? That's ignorant behavior.

Thank you to the fire departments who responded and were able to get this situation under control. Hopefully the family didn't lose too many personal items during this incident.

Anonymous said...

The person that just suffered the fire has never thumbed her nose at the fire dept. like the Osborns have. She never intentionally put her kids in danger because she was not suppose to be living in a house the courts ordered them out of.

Criticizing the Osborns for their criminal, arrogant behavior can not and should not be classified as ignorant behavior.

Anonymous said...

It can and SHOULD when it has NOTHING to do with the topic at hand. This is a story about an Atkinson family who are dealing with a serious fire. Let's keep the focus where it belongs and not on your petty infatuation with the Osborns. I'll say it again, your post is ignorant.

To bring it back around to where it belongs, my thoughts are with the family impacted by this fire.

Anonymous said...

Your thoughts should also be for the saftey of the Osborn kids if a fire should happen over there. An ounce of pervention is worth more than a pound of cure.

The kids can't protect themselves from the criminal activity of their parents, but a village can. It takes a village to protect the Osborns from themselves.

Show their kids how much the village loves them and call the State Fire Marshall today.

Anonymous said...

@Anon 11:12AM: Actually, there are several women on the Atkinson Fire Department that did a great job on this fire. They deserve credit too!

Anonymous said...

Chief Murphy has a great team of men AND WOMEN. Our thank you to his team is all inclusive of his team made up of MEN and WOMEN.

Anonymous said...

Anom December 6, 2011 1:40 PM was Maggie trying to divert attention as to how little she loves her kids as compared to distracting people from her crimes. Nice job seems to have worked.

Anonymous said...

The AFD is first rate. Too bad you can't say the same for the APD. However, be careful with all that praise. It'll go right to their heads. Soon they'll want to go full-time and demand to be called "First Responders". Next they'll insist on +100K salaries with lavish pension and health benefits and early retirement. Then they'll join a Union to protect all their gains. It's already happened in the larger cities in NH. I think a better plan would be to save the people and let the property burn. All fire men really do is risk their lives carrying water for the banksters and the insurance companies. Time for a taxpayers' revolt.

Only "First Responders" I know are
in Iraq and Afghanistan. And they get dog poop for pay.

Anonymous said...

Why then are Fire fighters and policemen paid so much and the real men that defend our country paid so little? It's because the prior have unions and political support while the real men are being taken advantage of by the same people.

These situations need to change by getting rid of the politics that is in place.

If it take be it.

Anonymous said...

Why do Selectmen and THEIR Police Chief engage in SELECTIVE ENFORCEMENT?

Who does it benefit?

Is it the Taxpayer?

Yes or NO?

Why are the Osborns still living at 8 Valcat without benefit of and OC without selectmen or their CHIEF doing anything about it?

And the budget commnitte is about to allow them to add 10X to the legal budget under threat of suit?

Give us a break! Who are the real crooks in

Anonymous said...

actually, how do you figure that they did a "great job" when they had to respond back again to put it out????

Anonymous said...

CHIEF CAUGHT LYING AGAIN!!! He was supposed to give up three cars last year, but only gave up two! Does he apologize? NOPE, Says he will do a warrant article to see if the voters will let him keep it!


And why do the selectmen keep letting him ignore their policies?

Anonymous said...

Article submission please.

Did anyone watch tonights budget meeting? If not, why? If so, did you see anything WRONG with how the budget committee members responded to the Conman's budget? If so, please make your concerns known here on the blog.

Anonymous said...

We don't have cable and we're not going down there. I'd watch from the safety of home if we could.

Anonymous said...

Watching Phil in budget meetings is like watching a car accident scene. He makes it up as he goes. I'd have cut more but will walk away with some satisfaction they cut about $20K in unneeded budget from the incompetent. Lots more room for cutting in my opinion.

Anonymous said...

To December 6, 2011 4:50 PM:

You obviously are not familiar with the AFD. It's the only fire department in this area that does not have full-time employees. They get a few dollars for each call but leave their beds, jobs, families, dinners, and holidays to respond to calls. Most of the time outside of calls is VOLUNTEERED.

You are also incorrect in assuming that they are only firefighters. Over half the department are also EMTs or EMT-I (the certification just below paramedic). Changing them to First Responders would be a demotion.

In contrast to what you believe, the support and praise of the townspeople is what keeps the members motivated to continue volunteering.

Anonymous said...

In our opinion, the fire department is the ONLY well run department we have in the town of Atkinson. All the men and women that volunteer there deserve all the love and respect we can give them. They deserve no less.

The APD on the other hand..........

Anonymous said...

12/6 5:59, what right do you have to make such accusations about people on this blog, giving their names,address, this as you must know is slander. What facts do you have on selective enforcement? How do you know so much about these people. I have no idea where this address is in Atkinson! How do you? Unless you live next to them? Or you are a stalker. Which is it?

Do back up your accusations for us!

Anonymous said...

There are several stalkers on this blog and they do this all the time to other people who have done nothing to deserve it. What makes this any different though the people mentioned here actually did some bad stuff.

Anonymous said...

BTW, the person's name and address and the comments are not slander. All this was in court in the open. Common knowledge and fact based info.

Why don't you ever defend some of the other people from real slanderous comments?

MAcciard said...


with all due respect, read the paper. it has all been laboriously documented.

Anonymous said...

We do all the time.

Anonymous said...

the petition on joyce is coming 400signatures strong

Anonymous said...

you can't petition a resident you moron

Anonymous said...

Now, you know what would be a good petition? Fire the Police Chief!

Anonymous said...

Atkinson in the Police Log of the ET today.......WOW


Tuesday, Nov. 1

Terroristic threat: Pope Road, C-5.

Criminal threatening: Maple Avenue.

Saturday, Nov. 5

Harassment: Wood Drive.

Monday, Nov. 7

Domestic dispute: Academy Avenue.

Wednesday, Nov. 9

Theft: Country Club Drive.

Thursday, Nov. 10

Domestic dispute: Sawyer Avenue.

Sunday, Nov. 13

Criminal mischief: Coventry Road.

Tuesday, Nov. 15

Burglary: Summit Drive.

Burglary: Salem Road.

Friday, Nov. 18

Harassment: Valcat Drive.

Monday, Nov. 21

Fraud: Christine Drive.

Burglary: Devonshire Road.

Thursday, Nov. 24

Domestic dispute: Meditation Lane.

Friday, Nov. 25

Harassment: Main Street.

Saturday, Nov. 26

Theft: Country Club Lane.

Anonymous said...

Harrassment on Valcat Drive? Hmmmmmmmm could that be the OSBORNS AT 8 VALCAT? Thought they weren't suppose to be living there! Could it be that Maggot is filing false police reports against her neighbors again? Could it be that her old buddy Phillip V Consentino is helping her make peoples lives miserable again? Hmmmmmmmmmmmm

No, that couldn't be right? How does one harrass another when no one lives at 8 Valcat?

How about it selectmen, is anyone living at 8 Valcat against a court order?

What say ye selectmen?

Anonymous said...

You are a broken record Leon...blah, blah, blah

Anonymous said...

broken record maybe, but is he wrong, Maggie?

Anonymous said...

hey I know the feeling about maggot neighbors making false claims, i hope it all works out.....please sign petition.

Anonymous said...

no one is getting ride of the chief, long live the king all you stupid people all 5 of you that post on this site have no shot he will be arund until HE wants to leave so spend all of you free time posting on this site and let me know how that works for you!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

consentio for life???"""{_)(*&^

Anonymous said...

The best part is that none of the claims are false.

What is false is the notion that the pd is actually doing anything in town except blogging.

That log is a joke, no arrests for these crimes? Don't you guys know how to do anything except harass nice people? Always defending the criminals and letting them go.

Word is that you guys are afraid of them so you let everone go, then they owe you favors.

Anonymous said...


the man can't even spell his own name

Anonymous said...

"no one is getting ride of the chief"

that's a relief

Anonymous said...

Maggie gets excited when people express their displeasure of her living illegally in a home a judge has ordered her out of. Please forgive her illiteracy, she can't help it. Has anyone ever known a SMART crook?

Like all crooks, the law will eventually catch up with them. Let's pray it's sooner than later. Let’s hope we get a moral set of selectmen that will enforce the judgment they obtained against them.

Anonymous said...

As long as the Conman has the selectmen by the b-lls, don't expect the impotant to do anything.

Anonymous said...

Threatening terrorism against the United States is a class C felony punishable by 10 years imprisonment under 18 U.S.C. § 2332b(c)(1)(g). The elements of the offense are that someone willfully threatens to commit a crime that will result in death or great bodily harm; the threat is made with the specific intent that it be taken as a threat; the threat is so unequivocal, unconditional, and specific as to convey a gravity of purpose and immediate prospect of execution; the threat actually causes fear in the victim; and the fear is reasonable.

Anonymous said...

Ok, so who are you Threatening this time?

Anonymous said...

Then why didn't Atkinson arrest anyone for the threat in November?

The one they put in the paper.

Anonymous said...

it is not threatening terrorism against the US. It is a terroristic threat. You know, like when the selectmen threaten to make Phil choose between police chief, or elderly affairs director.

Or when the budget committee refuses to pay his personal legal expenses.

Or when someone exposes the dispatcher working for his private slush fund while on the town's clock.

Anonymous said...

You're correct, it does say 'terroristic'.

ATKINSON 11/1/2011 POPE C-5 Terroristic Threat

Anonymous said...

Did you notice the logs are not in chronological order either?

Anonymous said...

It would appear that we in Atkinson had a Class C felony terroristic attack on 11/1/11 and no one told us about it. Did we use our $650 in homeland security funds.

Nor has anyone clued us in since.

Anonymous said...

It would appear that we in Atkinson had a Class C felony terroristic attack on 11/1/11 and no one told us about it. Did we use our $650 in homeland security funds.

Nor has anyone clued us in since.

Anonymous said...

It says "terroristic" because Phil does not have a high school diploma, or education.

Anonymous said...

I think the teroorist have taken over the town hall. Thank god for Barbara

Anonymous said...



DEC 10TH 12:00 NOON

Anonymous said...


This comes from 2 math teachers with a combined total of 70 yrs. experience.
It has an indisputable mathematical logic.
It also made me Laugh Out Loud.
This is a strictly ..... mathematical viewpoint.. and it goes like this:

What Makes 100%?

What does it mean to give MORE than 100%?
Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%? We have all been to those meetings where someone wants you to give over 100%.
How about achieving 103%?
What makes up 100% in life?

Here's a little mathematical formula that might help you answer these questions:
Is represented as:
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26.

8+1+18+4+23+15+18+11 = 98%

11+14+15+23+12+5+4+7+5 = 96%

But ,
1+20+20+9+20+21+4+5 = 100%


2+21+12+12+19+8+9+20 = 103%

AND, look how far ass kissing will take you.
1+19+19+11+9+19+19+9+14+7 = 118%

So, one can conclude with mathematical certainty, that while Hard work and Knowledge will get you close, and Attitude will get you there.

Its the Bullshit and Ass Kissing that will put you over the top.
Now you know why some people are where they are!

So how about it selectmen… cut the bullshit 103% and quit kissing Consentino’s butt 118% and show a little knowledge 96% do some hardwork 98% and put in some positive attitude 100% to get Osborn’s to stop living at 8 Valcat and fire Consentino.

We are asking you to give 100% while doing your job and cut the bullshit. Is that to much to ask?

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to ALL!