Insulation fire at MassMutual in Springfield

Hampden County

Firefighters were called to a building on the MassMutual campus in Springfield Friday morning after sparks from a welding torch lit some insulation on fire.

Springfield Fire Department spokesman, Dennis Leger told 22News that welders were working in a stairwell in a building behind the main MassMutual building, when the sparks ignited the insulation.  He said there was a partial evacuation of the building where the fire was.

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