Incident Summary:

5/27/2000: Unknown perpetrators ignited a fire at the Concord Feminist Women's Clinic in Concord, New Hampshire, United States. There were no casualties, but the abortion clinic sustained $20,000 in damages.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:

New Hampshire


Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Abortion Related
Name of Entity
Specific Description Concord Feminist Health Center
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $20,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Additional Information The fire was ignited at 10:00 PM. Fifteen minutes later, the blaze was extinguished by firefighters.
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Anti-Abortion extremists No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"N.H. Abortion Clinic Fire May Have Been An Arson," Orlando Sentinel, May 30, 2000.
"N.H. Clinic Reopens After Suspicious Weekend Fire," Ms. Magazine, May 31, 2000.
"Chronological History of Arsons and Bombings Against Abortion Providers," National Abortion Federation.