HOLYOKE, Mass. (WWLP) – Crews have been referred to as to a construction hearth on Brown Avenue in Holyoke Wednesday night time.
Lieutenant Jim Albert of the Holyoke Police Division confirmed the hearth at 45 Brown Ave. with 22Information earlier than 9:30 p.m. A person contained in the two-family house was in a position to get out of the burning construction with out accidents.
Captain Kevin Cavagnac of the Holyoke Fireplace Division added girl firefighter was taken to the hospital with a minor ankle damage she suffered from a fall in the course of the hearth.
Flames and heavy smoke may very well be seen popping out of the third-floor home windows on the rear of the house earlier than the hearth was managed.
“After an aggressive inside assault, the firefighting switched to defensive techniques,” Capt. Cavagnac advised 22Information.
The fireplace burned by means of sections of the roof however was contained to the third-floor attic. Crews imagine the it started within the attic and unfold all through the house.
A photograph despatched into our newsroom exhibits the highest degree of the house fully concerned in flames and heavy smoke may very well be seen from miles away.