SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield firefighters were called to put out a fire at a cemetery on Parker Street Tuesday afternoon.
Springfield Fire Department spokesman Dennis Leger told 22News crews were called to the Hillcrest Park Cemetery located at 895 Parker Street, to find a small fire in the mechanical room around 3:26 p.m.
Leger said the fire is at the crematorium. The fire was quickly extinguished with no injuries reported. It caused about $10,000 in damage.
Investigators determined the cause to be an exhaust system malfunction.