Family homeless following apartment fire in Springfield

The Red Cross is assisting the mother and her two children

Courtesy: Spokesman Dennis Leger, Springfield Fire Department

SPRINGFIELD (WWLP) – A woman and her two children are homeless after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Springfield Saturday.

Springfield Fire Department spokesman Dennis Leger told 22News, fire personnel responded to 155 White Street at around 4 PM. Crews quickly extinguished the fire, which started inside a third floor bedroom.

The Red Cross is assisting the family.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but it appears to be accidental.