Fire at Westfield Senior Housing Center Contained to One Apartment

Fire in apartment began before noon on Friday.

A fire that began in a first floor apartment at the Westfield Senior Housing Center at 1133 Boynton Ave. was extinguished shortly after noon on Friday.

Westfield Fire Department Chief Dan Kelly said the fire was contained to one apartment and is still in under investigation.

The Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad was also on the scene. To the best of his knowledge, Kelly said, he did not believe there were any injuries but noted "it is still a fluid situation."

"EMS is evaluating one of the residents right now," Kelly said. 

Patch will update this story as more information becomes available.

Greg F January 04, 2013 at 09:50 PM
Why are all these fires happening in Westfield? I read about the fire squad not having enough people?
South Westfielder January 06, 2013 at 02:11 PM
Talk to the people who are starting them or the landlords and building owners about the maintenance and care of their buildings.


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