4 Wait Street residents displaced after house fire in Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Four people are without a home after Springfield firefighters put out a fire in the city’s Liberty Heights neighborhood.

Springfield fire spokesman Dennis Leger told 22News the residents of 117 Wait Street are being assisted by the Red Cross.

Leger explained that the fire started on the rear porch and ended on the second floor. He added that the fire was caused by improper disposal of smoking materials.

No one was hurt.