The Pittsfield Fire Department responded to another early morning fire on Wednesday morning.

Earlier in the month, PFD responded to fires on Linden St., Fourth St., and Von Nida Ave.

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Just after midnight on Wednesday, firefighters responded to 55 Pomeroy Ave. for a reported structure fire. Upon arrival, crews found heavy smoke, and fire in the rear of the two and a half story home.

The cause of the fire is under investigation; however, according to Deputy Chief Dan Garner, it was most likely due to the careless disposal of smoking materials.

The dwelling is uninhabitable at this time, and The Red Cross has assisted in housing the displaced tenants. Damage to the home is estimated between $5000-$10,000.

No injuries to firefighters or civilians were reported.

 

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