4 forced from Springfield home due to fire

Fire started in basement of Parkside St. home

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Four people are without a home Thursday after a basement fire in Springfield’s Liberty Heights neighborhood.

Springfield fire spokesman Dennis Leger told 22News crews were called to a home at 127 Parkside Street, near Shriners Hospital, at around 3 a.m. Thursday.

The fire reportedly started in the home’s basement, but was quickly put out without injury

Leger said the Red Cross is now assisting four people and that the Springfield Fire Arson and Bomb Squad is investigating the fire’s cause.