SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A house fire was reported at 65 Stuart Street in Springfield on Sunday night.
Three people were inside the home at the time of the fire, but there are currently no reported injuries. Springfield Fire Captain Drew Piemonte told 22News that the fire started in the basement of the home.
“The Springfield Arson & Bomb Squad is investigating the cause, but it did start in the basement. They were able to confine the damage to the basement. There was a very minimal extension into the first floor, but the house did suffer water damage in the basement, and smoke damage on the first and second floor,” Piemonte said.
At this time the Springfield Arson & Bomb squad is still investigating this incident to determine the cause of the fire. The three people are without a home and are receiving aid from the Red Cross.
The area has been secured and the fire has been contained. 22News will continue to update this story as more information becomes available.