Police dog hurt during roof fire at MGM K9 Kennels in Springfield

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A police dog is being treated for minor injuries it suffered during a roof fire on Union Street in Springfield late Thursday afternoon. 

Springfield Arson and Bomb Squad Commander Brian Tetreault told 22News crews were called to a roof fire at the MGM K9 Kennels at 99 Union Street around 3:48 p.m. Crews arrived to find a small section of the building’s roof on fire. 

The K9 suffered cuts from broken glass and was taken to an area vet for treatment. No other injuries were reported. Photo’s sent to our newsroom from a viewer shows State Police in the area.

The fire caused about $8,000 in damage. The cause of fire is still being investigated. 

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