Fund set up for Merrimack fire victims

MERRIMACK – Diane and Ken Asai, of Merrimack, were able to gather their daughter and three dogs and escape their home fire at 20 West Road shortly before 6:30 p.m., Friday, Nov. 22.

The fire was ruled accidental because of a wood stove malfunction. Their home was left inhabitable, with no electricity and heavy smoke, fire and water damage.

A fund has been set up at TD Bank to help the family during this difficult holiday time. Donations may be made to the Asai Family Fire Fund at any TD Bank branch, or checks can be mailed to the Asai Family Fire Fund, c/o TD Bank, 300 Daniel Webster Highway, Merrimack, NH 03054.