One Person Dead After Early Morning Fire In Pittsfield
The Berkshire Eagle is reporting The Elderly woman died on scene, and her husband died a short time later at Berkshire Medical Center, this was according to the Berkshire District Attorney's Office. The home, which is valued at $142,800, is owned by Raymond and Beverly Kinsella, according to city assessors records.
The Massachusetts State Fire Marshal is investigating an early morning house fire in Pittsfield that left one person dead. WRGB, channel 6 in Albany, is reporting that Pittsfield fire chief Robert Czerwinski has confirmed one person is dead after as a result of the fire.
Crews responded to the call on Bryan Street around 4 am. According to Pittsfield Deputy Fire Chief Thomas Sammons, their first objective was to rescue victims. Firefighters recovered the first victim and brought him out, according to Sammons. A second person was taken to Berkshire Medical Center. One animal died inside the home. The cause of the blaze is under investigation.
News channel 13 in Albany is reporting that it was an elderly woman who died, her husband was injured and was taken to BMC his condition is unknown.
Firefighters say their adult daughter, who was home at the time, managed to get out and run to a neighbor's house to call 911.
The house is destroyed.