An early Saturday morning fire caused heavy fire, smoke, and water damage to a second-floor apartment in Pittsfield.

The Pittsfield Fire Department responded to 78 Linden St. around 4:45 a.m. on Saturday, May 8. Upon arrival, crews found heavy fire showing from second-floor windows.

One occupant on the second-floor self-evacuated; however, one occupant on the first floor had to be evacuated by firefighters.

It was reported in a media release by the Pittsfield Fire Department that two firefighters were transported to Berkshire Medical Center for minor injuries and were later released.

Lenox and Dalton provided mutual aid to The City of Pittsfield while crews at the fire.

The cause of the fire is said to be accidental according to Deputy Chief Dan Garner.

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