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Firefighters rescue people trapped inside burning building

An officer is credited with alerting the sleeping residents when he saw flames


Damien Fisher
The Union Leader

MANCHESTER, N.H. — A city police officer's actions are being credited for helping save the lives of 30 people when he ran into a burning building on Barr Street.

Officer Ben Foster was on patrol around 2 a.m. Sunday when he saw flames on the three-story apartment building at the corner of Granite and Barr streets.

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