Firefighters respond to two Nashua homes

NASHUA – Several people were displaced from their homes Tuesday after a cellar fire forced the power to be shut down in their West Allds Street apartment building.

The West Allds Street fire is one of two that firefighters dealt with Tuesday, the other being a stove fire on Oak Street.

Firefighters were called to 5 West Allds St. at 12:31 p.m. Tuesday and found a fire burning behind the circuit breakers in the cellar. Smoke detectors had gone off, and the residents of the apartment building were outside when firefighter arrived at the building.

Power was shut off, and the building owner is making arrangements for the displaced tenants. The cause of the fire still is under investigation.

Later Tuesday afternoon, at 1:51 p.m., firefighters went ot 10 Oak St. for a reported building fire. Smoke was coming out of a first-floor window, and firefighters found that a stovetop blaze had extended to the kitchen cabinets. The fire was put out shortly after arrival. There were no reported injuries at either fire.