WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass (WWLP) – The West Springfield Fire Department put out a house fire on Elmdale Street Tuesday afternoon.
West Springfield Firefighter Deputy Dan Borsari told 22News, firefighters were called to Elmdale Street around 1:00 p.m. When they got there, two people were trapped inside the building. Firefighters found them and helped them get out safely.
Firefighters were able to save one of the family’s cats, but another one was lost in the fire.
According to Deputy Borsari between 10 and 12 people have been forced from their home because of the fire. The Red Cross is helping those people find another place to stay.
- Crews assist stranded boater on Connecticut River in Agawam
- Cape Cod towns imposing tougher restrictions to limit beach crowds
- Chicopee Police conducting investigation on Chestnut Street
- Decision to move 2020 Enshrinement could have major impact on Springfield businesses
- Police urge pet owners not to leave animals inside hot cars