10 homeless after early morning fire in Greenfield

The fire started around 2:50 Monday morning.

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Ten people are without a home in Greenfield Monday morning after an early morning fire on Wells Street.

The fire started at about 2:50 A.M. Monday, according to Greenfield Fire Chief Robert Strahan.  He told 22News that all 10 people were able to get out of the home safely.  He also said no firefighters were injured when working to put out the flames.

Several area fire departments came to assist Greenfield, including Shelburne, Erving, Brattleboro, Turners Falls, Deerfield, South Deerfield, and Bernardston.

Firefighters were also able to get several pets out of the home.  They have been working through to the morning to make sure no new flames popped up.

Through the 7 o’clock hour, drivers were urged to avoid Wells Street, as the area was blocked off for fire engine crews.

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