Crews battle house fire on Picard Circle in Easthampton
EASTHAMPTON, MA (WGGB/WSHM) - Firefighters were called to a fire on Picard Circle in Easthampton Tuesday afternoon.
Easthampton fire officials said that a passerby reported the fire around 1:30 p.m.
The fire reportedly originated on the first floor and then burned a hole in the exterior siding and extended up the outside of the home, which burned a hole in the floor and created a drop down fire in the basement.
Investigators were able to determine that the fire was caused by a short circuit in an electrical outlet.
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