West Springfield firefighters rescued two people trapped inside a house fire

Hampden County

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.

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