SPRINGFIELD – A home was badly damaged and two firefighters were injured in a blaze in the Brightwood section of the city.
The fire was reported at about 11 p.m. at 558 Plainfield St. When firefighters arrived flames were visible on the second floor of the home and quickly spread to the roof, Fire Capt. Drew Piemonte said.
The residents escaped from the fire but two firefighters were injured while fighting the blaze, he said.
Piemonte did not say how many people were displaced.
The fire is believed to have started on the second floor and went to two alarms. The cause is being investigated by the department’s Arson and Bomb Squad, he said.