SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Three adults, three small children, and three dogs escaped from 36 Montmorenci Street in Springfield after a fire started in the attic and destroyed the house.
Dennis Leger, aide to the Springfield Fire Commissioner, told 22News that the firestarted just before 3:00 Thursday morning, and was caused by electrical problems.
One resident heard popping and cracking sounds in the walls.
The family, which includes children aged six, five, and two, will not be able to move back in. They declined help from the Red Cross, however.