Two firefighters injured battling fire at White Terrace Apartments in Pittsfield

Berkshire County

PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Pittsfield firefighters put out a fire overnight at White Terrace Apartments on the intersection of White Terrace and North Street.

According to a report sent to 22News from the Pittsfield Fire Deputy Chief Neil Myers, the department received information of the fire on White Terrace around 11:27 p.m. Wednesday night. When firefighters arrived, heavy smoke could be seen coming from the fourth floor windows and heavy fire on the first floor.

The Pittsfield Fire Department sent several crews to the fire and received additional aid from the Lenox and Dalton Fire Departments.

Two firefighters were injured during the fire, one received a laceration to their hand from falling glass and another firefighter received an elbow injury. In addition, two other firefighters went sent to the hospital for smoke inhalation and were later released.

Lieutenant Jeffery Bradford shared this video of the fire on Twitter, you can see a large amount of smoke rising.

No one living in the apartment complex was injured in the fire. The road was closed but has since reopened. The fire will be investigated by the Pittsfield Fire Department and Massachusetts State Police.

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