Firefighters put out structure fire on Main Street in Three Rivers

Hampden County

PALMER, Mass. (WWLP) – Several firefighting crews were called to a fire in Three Rivers on Main Street Wednesday evening.

Around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, 22News received a call about a structure fire on Main Street in the Three Rivers neighborhood of Palmer. Our 22News crew could see smoke coming from the building and more than a dozen firefighters working in and outside the building. No word yet on any injuries or cause of the fire.

Photos shared by the Palmer Police Department show extensive damage to the top floor of the home.

Firefighters from the Three Rivers Fire Department, Palmer Fire Department and Wilbraham Fire Department could be seen in the area.

After investigation the Palmer Police Department was able to determine that the fire was most likely caused by a cooking accident. When crews reported to the fire around 6:38 p.m. on Wednesday night, one resident was trying to extinguish the fire, and was transported to a nearby hospital for no serious life threatening injuries.

Palmer Police say that the two residents of the home have been displaced by the fire and are receiving support for the Red Cross.

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