Manchester Fire Department mourns untimely death of firefighter

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Chief Dan Goonan, left, with Firefighter Mason Murphy, who joined Manchester Fire Department in 2019.

MANCHESTER, NH — Chief Daniel Goonan of the Manchester Fire Department regrets to announce the untimely death over the weekend of active, Firefighter Mason Murphy of Engine Company 9. Firefighter Murphy has been a member of the Manchester Fire Department since August 2019 and was a dedicated employee and well-liked by his peers and commanding officers.

Funeral details will be made available when completed. We ask for your thoughts and prayers and to respect the privacy of Firefighter Murphy’s family in this difficult time.


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Manchester Fire Department

The mission of the Manchester Fire Department is to provide the City of Manchester with superior customer service and integrated emergency response to any situation that threatens the life, safety and well-being of people and property.