The State Fire Marshals office tells CBS 3 as of Wednesday afternoon they are still investigating the cause of an afternoon fire at 416 Silver Street in Agawam.
Officials confirmed the fire had started in the basement of the home and have ruled the blaze as accidental. Investigators believe that a potential electrical malfunction may be to blame.Agawam Fire Chief Alan Sirois told CBS 3 that shortly after 1 p.m. on Tuesday, crews were called to 416 Silver Street for reports of smoke coming from a furnace. However, when crews arrived the fire was quickly upgraded to a full basement fire.
Agawam received mutual aid assistance from West Springfield fire department and a Springfield fire department rehab truck.
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