(WWLP) - A 13-year-old girl has been killed in a house fire in Enfield. The fire started on Hassmar Road...in the Shaker Pines Section of the town...just before 11:30 last night.
Two adults were able to escape...but a 13 year old girl was trapped in her bedroom.
Shaker Pines Fire Chief Charles Mascata told 22News that when firefighters arrived there were heavy flames coming out of the windows on the second floor and the roof was on fire. Chief Mascata said the porch of the home collapsed while five firefighters were on it and they fell down 10 feet. Three firefighters were taken to Baystate Medical Center and they are expected to be okay.
The State Fire Marshal is currently investigating
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We'll take a closer look on 22News at noon