Nine people homeless after Greenfield house fire

Surrounding communities assisted in putting out the fire

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A fire broke out at a multi-family house in Greenfield, where several fire departments from surrounding communities assisted in putting out the fire.

Nine people are without a place to stay Sunday night after the fire on Davis Street severely damaged their home.

The Greenfield Fire Department received a call of a house fire at 71 Davis Street a little before 9 p.m. According to Greenfield Fire Chief Robert Strahan, the fire started on the second floor and quickly spread to the attic.

Due to the weather conditions, this fire quickly turned into a two-alarm fire, Chief Strahan said.

Several surrounding communities helped Greenfield with this fire, including Turners Falls and Shelburne. The Red Cross is assisting those nine people with finding a place to stay.

Two pets were rescued from the fire. A dog did required medical attention, but is expected to be okay.