HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Crews put out a fire at a vacant apartment building on Cabot Street in Holyoke Friday morning.
According to Holyoke Fire Captain Kevin Cavagnac, at around 7:30 a.m. police and fire crews were called to a report of a fire at a four story apartment building located at 27-29 Cabot Street. When crews arrived, the fire was found in a first floor apartment with smoke coming out of the windows above.
The Holyoke Fire Department’s Fire Investigator determined the fire started in a mattress and trash on the floor of the apartment. No injuries were reported but fire officials say the investigation shows homeless people have been inside the building for some time.