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Building on Chestnut St. in Springfield temporarily evacuated due to fire

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SPRINGFIELD, MA (WGGB/WSHM) -

People were forced to evacuate a building on Chestnut Street in Springfield Thursday afternoon due to a fire.

Denis Leger, Executive Aid to the Springfield Fire Commissioner said crews arrived to the building on 10 Chestnut Street around 5:38 p.m.

Leger said the fire was inside trash chute that spread to the dumpster in the basement.

No one was hurt and the building only had to be temporarily evacuated. 

Leger noted smoke and water damage was confined to the basement. 

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