PHOTOS: Fire inside tent encampment in Northampton

Hampshire County

(Northampton Police Department)

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Firefighters worked to put out a fire at an encampment under the New South Street bridge in Northampton Sunday morning.

According to the Northampton Police Department, crews responded to reports of a fire around 10:00 a.m. at the encampment under the New South Street bridge. Police indicate the fire started accidently by a propane space heater inside one of the tents.

Two people were sent to Cooley Dickinson Hospital to be treated for minor injuries.

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