Two people without a home after house fire in Springfield


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) — Two people are staying with family after a house fire on Commonwealth Avenue late Monday night.

Springfield Fire Captain Brian Tetrault told 22News, the fire department was called to a house fire at 307 Commonwealth Avenue around 11:55 PM on Monday.

When firefighters got there, they found a bedroom that was on fire on the second floor.

Our 22News crew saw firefighters throwing insulation out of a second-story window when we got there.

They managed to put out the fire quickly.

The city’s Arson & Bomb Squad determined that the fire started from an electrical malfunction.

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