Red Cross assisting 4 people in Springfield fire

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP)- Two adults and two children will have to find some-place else to stay after a  house fire on College Street in Mason Square Wednesday night.

Smoke could be seen coming from second floor windows of the the two-and-a-half-story home just before  8:00 p.m. at 198 College Street.  The first floor apartment is number 196, and is vacant.

Dennis Leger, the executive aide to the Springfield Fire Commissioner told 22News, “It looks like it started on the second-floor enclosed front porch and spread to the eaves and attic.”

Leger said the front room was gutted.  No one was hurt.

The Red Cross was assisting the four people displaced by the fire.

The cause of the fire has not yet been determined..


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