Multiple departments assisted with fire at vacant home in Westfield

Hampden County

WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Multiple departments assisted with putting out a fire at a vacant home on East Bartlett Street Thursday night and now investigators are trying to determine the cause. 

Westfield Fire Deputy Chief Andy Hart told 22News firefighters were called to 1 East Bartlett Street to find heavy smoke coming from a vacant two-story, single family home just after 7 p.m. 

The old, vacant home had fire coming from its side, which got into the walls and attic.  

A second alarm was called, and additional help was requested from fire departments including Holyoke, West Springfield, Agawam, Southwick, and Russell. 

No injuries were reported. 

Deputy Chief Hart told 22News the cause of the fire has not been determined. Drivers were asked to seek alternate routes as crews worked to extinguish the fire.

Copyright 2019 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Editor's Pick

More Editor's Pick