PITTSFIELD, MASS. (NEWS10) – On June 23, at around 12 a.m., Pittsfield Fire Department said they responded to a fire alarm at 25 Hubbard Ave. There, they rescued one female during a house fire that has more than $50,000 in damages.
When Pittsfield Fire Department arrived at the fire alarm they saw 3 family members safe out front and heavy smoke coming from the house. The family members said their daughter was trapped in the basement.
Firefighters rescued the female from the basement and she was transported to BMC and later flown to Mass General Hospital after she suffered extreme smoke inhalation. One firefighter was transported to BMC with a laceration to the knee after trying to save the victim in the basement.
Red Cross is assisting the family with housing and the cause of the fire is currently being investigated.