Springfield Firefighters Battle St. Patrick’s Day Blaze

SpfldFireSPRINGFIELD, Mass. (wggb) — At approximately 11:33 this morning Springfield Firefighters were called to the scene of a fire in a single family home located on Roswell Street.

Firefighters suspect the blaze started on the first floor and made it’s way to the second floor of the home. As it burned up the side of the house the utility wires also burned and fell onto a chain link fence. Firefighters had to wait for the power to be cut to those wires before continuing to battle the flames.

One male occupant has been displaced. It’s estimated the fire caused $60,000 worth of damage.