One taken to hospital, 4 without a home after fire in Springfield

Local News

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – One woman is in the hospital, and four people are without a place to call home after a house fire on Bristol Street Saturday afternoon.

The Springfield Fire Department was called to the area of 48 Bristol Street for a report of a house fire around 3:40 p.m. Saturday afternoon.

When crews arrived, the fire had already spread to both floors of the house and into the attic.

The fire also damaged the siding of the neighboring house.

Courtesy of Springfield Fire Department

Springfield Fire Captain Brian Tetreault told 22News, no injuries were reported, but a woman was taken to the hospital for an unknown medical issue.

Four adults are now without a place to stay.

The Arson and Bomb Squad determined the fire was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials.

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