6 forced from multi-family home due to fire

INDIAN ORCHARD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield firefighters worked late Monday morning and into the early afternoon to put out a fire at a multi-family home in the city’s Indian Orchard neighborhood.

Dennis Leger, aide to the Springfield Fire Commissioner, told 22News that the fire started at around 11:00 A.M. in the rear of the home at 1247/1249 Worcester Street.

Our 22News crew could see firefighters spraying water on the roof and siding, which was badly charred.

Leger said that six residents of the home will not be able to return. He added that arson investigators will be looking into the cause of the fire.

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