Crews put out fire at local business in Westfield

Hampden County

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Crews put out a fire at a local business in Westfield Friday.

Deputy Patrick Kane with the Westfield Fire Department told 22News, an officer on patrol called in for a report of a fire just after 12:30 p.m.

Crews determined the fire started in a dumpster and was under control within 10 minutes.

Employees had to evacuate for about an hour but were allowed to return after, according to Kane.

Kane said the damage was sustained to the side and roof of the building.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

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