Shed fire under investigation in Granby

Photo courtesy: MGNonline
Photo courtesy: MGNonline

GRANBY, Mass. (WWLP)- Police and fire officials are investigating after a shed caught fire late Tuesday night.

Sgt. Kevin O’Grady of the Granby Police Department said emergency personnel were called to a fire at 505 East State Street around 11:45 p.m.

When police officers arrived they found a shed with an outdoor furnace attached, completely engulfed in flames.

Sgt. O’Grady told 22News the residents of a home that was 100 feet away from the fire were evacuated.

The Granby Fire Department arrived shortly after and put out the fire.  The Belchertown Fire Department was also called for mutual aid, Sgt. O’Grady said.

It took firefighters a couple of hours to make sure the fire was completely out and they left the property around 1:45 a.m., Sgt. O’Grady said.

No one was injured, Sgt. O’Grady said.
Forest Pond Road was closed for a time during the fire, Sgt O’Grady said.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Granby Fire Department, police department, and the State Fire Marshal’s Office.

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