Man suffered burns in Pittsfield house fire


PITTSFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man had to be taken to Berkshire Medical Center to be treated for burns he suffered during a fire at his Pittsfield home Wednesday night.

According to a Pittsfield Fire Department news release sent to 22News, the fire at 1218 West Street started on the home’s front porch, and then spread into the interior of the house. Firefighters were called-in shortly after 8:30 P.M., and they were able to get the fire under control quickly.

A man, who was the only person inside the home at the time, suffered apparent burns to his hands and feet, firefighters say.

The Pittsfield Fire Department is still trying to figure out exactly what caused the fire.

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