Early Morning Fire Damages Pittsfield Home
An early Sunday morning fire in Pittsfield sent two residents to Berkshire Medical Center for smoke inhalation.
Just after 3:00 a.m. on Sunday, The Pittsfield Fire Department responded to 90 Turner Ave. for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival, crews found the rear porch and exterior wall involved with fire.
There were two adult occupants and three children at home at the time of the fire.
Working smoke detectors alerted the residents and all escaped quickly. Two adult residents were treated on scene and then transported to BMC for smoke inhalation.
There were no firefighter injuries and the cause is under investigation. The home was deemed habitable. Damage was estimated at around $5000.