SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - The Springfield Arson and Bomb Squad is looking for the man who may have started a fire this morning at a home in the Forest Park neighborhood.
Dennis Leger, the Aide to Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant, told 22News that someone apparently set fire to clothing and newspapers in a second floor apartment at 140 White Street just before 9AM Saturday morning.
He then barricaded a young woman inside.
The man then reportedly ran away.
According to Leger the people who live there put out the fire themselves.
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