Springfield Arson and Bomb Squad investigating cause of apartment fire

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield fire crews are worked to put out a structure fire on 500 Hancock Street Tuesday morning.

Springfield Fire Capt. Drew Piemonte told 22News the fire appeared to have started in the second-floor bedroom around 7 a.m. Piemonte confirmed no injuries were reported.

When 22News crew arrived at the corner of Rifle Street and Hancock Street they saw extensive damage to the roof of the apartment. Fire crews were seen cutting holes into at least four different areas on the roof to allow water inside the building.

The Springfield Arson and Bomb Squad are investigating the cause of the fire.

22News will keep you updated as more information becomes available.

MAP: Rifle Street and Hancock Street

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