Two displaced after halfway house catches fire in Springfield

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Two residents of a halfway home in Springfield are without a home after the residence caught fire early Tuesday morning. Firefighters have since left but started working on the fire on Alden Street since around just after 5 a.m.

22News reports that fire crews are on the second floor of a home on Alden Street.

752 Alden street. Courtesy of Springfield Fire Department

Fire crews said that the home is actually run by Behavioral Health Network and there were two people who were living there at the time. The owners of the building said it operated as a halfway house for people in need. The owners of the house told 22News that there is somebody coming to assist the two residents so that they can find to housing. No injuries were reported.

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