Smoking materials found to be cause of bedroom fire in Holyoke

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HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – The improper disposal of smoking materials caused an apartment fire in Holyoke Sunday night. 

According to Holyoke Fire Captain Kevin Cavagnac, firefighters were called to 175 Pearl Street at approximately 9:45 p.m. for a report of a fire in an upstairs bedroom. 

Cavagnac said when firefighters got to the home they could see flames coming from the bedroom window, but were able to put out the fire quickly.

Three people were home when the fire began. Fortunately, no one was injured and the house had minimal damage, so the residents were able to return to their home. 

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