Crews respond to 2-alarm fire at Tavern on the Hill in Easthampton

Tavern on the Hill fire 081222
Tavern on the Hill fire 081222(Easthampton Police Department)
Published: Aug. 12, 2022 at 11:55 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 13, 2022 at 9:28 AM EDT
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EASTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Crews in Easthampton responded to Mountain Road Friday night for reports of a fire at the Tavern on the Hill.

According to Easthampton Fire, they received the call around 11:15 p.m. Friday night.

Officials said that a second alarm was struck after Captain Matt Sandler and crews arrived on scene.

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Tavern on the Hill fire 081222(Easthampton Police Department)

Mutual aid was called in from Northampton, Holyoke, Southampton, South Hadley, Westover, and Barnes Air National Guard’s fire departments, as well as Easthampton Community Emergency Response Team (CERT).

The fire, which engulfed both the interior and exterior, was contained to a portion of the building, minimizing the damage to both the building and its contents.

The building was unoccupied and no injuries were reported.

No cause has been given at this time.

The fire is under investigation the State Fire Marshal’s Office.