Springfield Fire: 4 people homeless after Wisteria St. fire

The Red Cross is assisting the four people who lived in the home

Courtesy of Springfield Fire Department

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Springfield Fire Department spokesperson Dennis Leger said four people are homeless after a fire at their home on Wisteria Street.

Leger said firefighters responded to a fire at 57 Wisteria Street and found a basement fire that spread up the walls in to the kitchen, causing $40,000 in damage.

The four residents of the home escaped unharmed, but are now homeless, said Leger.

The Red Cross is assisting them.

Leger said the cause appears to be electrical in nature.

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