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Springfield Man Barricades Woman Inside Room, Lights Fire, Then Jumps Out of a Window

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) –Police responded to a call for a domestic violence dispute just after 8 A.M. this morning at 140 White Street in Springfield.

According to the Executive Aide to Springfield’s Fire Commissioner, Dennis Leger, a man barricaded himself in a second floor bedroom with another female inside. He then lit a pile of clothing that was on the floor in the middle of the room on fire, before jumping out of the window.

Other women who were in the apartment were able to call for help. Firefighters were able to remove the couch from in front of the bedroom door and extinguish the fire.

The man fled the scene.

The Springfield Arson and Bomb Squad are investigating.




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  • paulb62

    Just another day of creative domestic abuse.
    Hope he is caught, and the judge keeps him in jail, otherwise there might be more of the same with someone getting seriously hurt!!!!

  • bighead360

    Theres a reson for everything

  • anonymous777

    Some of u people with the same rhetoric over and over just S.T.F.U already!! Nobody wants to hear wat u think about spfld seriously! By your comments most of u arent from spfld. So stop trying to sound smart with your witty one liners and go bring your neighbors some cookies u fking lame assholes …

  • anonymous777

    Dont start no shit wont be no shit…u digggg!?