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Fire Damages Pittsfield Apartment Kitchen
Staff Reports,
10:19AM / Wednesday, April 27, 2016

The fire was confined to the kitchen area. PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A fire caused by cooking caused damage to a Columbus Avenue kitchen.   Deputy Fire Chief Daniel Garner reported that at 8 p.m. firefighters were called to 324 Columbus Avenue for report of a structure fire and that the blaze was brought "under control quickly."   The occupants were not displaced.   "Upon arrival Car-2 founds the fire showing on an interior door. An occupant was attempting to extinguish the fire," Garner wrote in a report.    Three engines, a ladder truck, and a square care responded to the scene. One occupant

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Pittsfield Firefighters Snuff Out Attic Fire On Dawes Ave.
Staff Reports,
12:27PM / Wednesday, April 13, 2016
PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Firefighters snuffed out an attic fire on Dawes Avenue Tuesday night.   According to Deputy Fire Chief Andrew Stephenson, firefighters were called to 53 Dawes Avenue at about 10:30. Upon arrival a small fire was located in the attic and a man was injured.   "One occupant burned his hands trying to control the fire. He sought medical attention," Stephenson wrote in a report on the incident.    The fire was apparently caused by "improper disposal of a cigarette" and one room, which was used for storage, was damaged. However, the home is likely habitable, Stephenson said, depending on inspections on

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Pittsfield Firefighters Quickly Knock Down Fires in Two Apartments
Staff Reports,
12:21PM / Wednesday, March 30, 2016

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — City firefighters were busy Wednesday morning with two fires.

Crews were called to Worthington Street for a structure fire. While there, another call came in about a fire on Fenn Street.

Deputy Fire Chief Matthew Noyes said the call came in shortly after 11 a.m. Wednesday about a fire at three-family building on Worthingston Street. Upon arrival, smoke could be seen coming out of a second floor window, and crews found a small fire in a bedroom of the second-floor apartment.

Noyes said they were able to get the fire under control within about 10 minutes.

"We're just waiting for the investigators," he said.

The Red Cross has been

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Pittsfield Fire Damages Montgomery Avenue Duplex
By Andy McKeever,
02:22PM / Tuesday, March 22, 2016

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — Several pets were killed when a fire erupted on the first floor of a duplex on Montgomery Avenue shortly after noontime on Tuesday.

The cause of the fire is still being investigated but appears to be limited mostly to 7 Montgomery Ave. The 9 Montgomery Ave. side suffered "significant smoke damage." 

Deputy Fire Chief Matthew Noyes said the department responded to the report of a structure fire and firefighters arriving on scene could see smoke coming out the building.

A least three windows were blown out by the blaze. Next door neighbor Tony Paredes said the fire expanded quickly. He said he heard a scream and in

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Early Morning Fire Damages Merriam Street Residence
12:16PM / Monday, March 07, 2016

PITTSFIELD, Mass. — A second floor porch of a Merriam Street home sustained extensive damage in an early morning fire on Monday.

The Pittsfield Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire at 75 Merriam St. at 3 a.m. Monday. Upon arrival, firefighters reported fire showing on the front porch of the second floor apartment but were quickly able to knock it down.

Minor damage was found on the inside of the second floor apartment and the building sustained minor water and smoke damage.

There were no injuries reported. The cause of the fire is undetermined.

 

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