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Reward Offered for Information on North Adams Foundry Fire

The North Adams Fire Department was notified of the fire shortly after 5:15 Sunday evening and responded to find the doors locked on the century-old building and an interior storage room fully engulfed in flames.

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Pittsfield Man Charged in Second Fire at White Terrace Building

Police say Joseph Stone, 43 was taken into custody on Thursday and will be arraigned on Friday in District Court on a single charge of arson.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Rescue Dog from Linden Street Fire

There were no injuries and damage was focused in the back half of the second-floor apartment. The value of the loss is approximately $30,000.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Battling 3-Alarm Blaze on North Street

Smoke could be seen billowing from the upper floors of the four-story building that fronts on North Street not far from Berkshire Medical Center.

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Two Pittsfield Fires in One Night Cause Damage, No Injuries

The Fire Department's investigative unit is trying to pinpoint the cause of two fires that caused damage but resulted in no injuries.

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Hilltown Firefighters Battling Blandford Blaze

The blaze was reported at about 5 p.m. on Monday in a house that had reportedly been vacant for many months.

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Adams Firefighters Extinguish a Columbia Street Fire

Firefighters responded for a reported fire alarm activation. On arrival, Chief John Pansecchi was advised there was a fire on the stove.

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Dog Perishes in Pittsfield Structure Fire

A midday fire on South Atlantic Avenue killed a pet and left a family homeless.

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Building Owner Charged with Arson in Great Barrington Fire

The arrest came as part of a joint investigation by the Great Barrington Police Department, Great Barrington Fire Department, and members of the State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit assigned to the State Fire Marshal's office.

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Fire at Former Great Barrington Gift Shop Under Investigation

The fire was reported just before 8 p.m. as near the Goodwill, which is next to the building at 232 Stockbridge Road.

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Clarksburg House Damaged by Electrical Fire

An early Sunday morning electrical fire on Walker Street was quickly doused by firefighters. Fire Chief Carlyle "Chip" Chesbro said the fire started in the kitchen of the small single-family home at 512 Walker St.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Make Rescue From Burning Hubbard Avenue Home

Firefighters rescued an individual from the basement of a burning Hubbard Avenue home shortly after midnight on Wednesday.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Extinguish Turner Ave. Blaze

Upon arrival, firefighters found the rear porch and exterior wall fully involved with fire.

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Family Forced to Flee House Fire in North Adams

Officials are investigating a Sunday morning fire that sent several people to the hospital with minor injuries.

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Boys Camp Fire Caused by 'Oily Rags'

Oily rags are the cause of a fire that tore through Camp Mah-Kee-Nac shortly after midnight on Friday.

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Pittsfield Fire Causes Damage to Historic Pomeroy Home

A midnight fire on Pomeroy Avenue caused upwards of $10,000 damage to one of the city's historic homes.

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Thursday Morning Fire Severely Damages Pittsfield Home

The Pittsfield Fire Department and the State Fire Marshall are investigating the cause of a Thursday morning structure fire that “gutted” a Westside Pittsfield home and resulted in uninhabitable damage and a man being taken to Berkshire Medical Center.

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Pittsfield Fire Destroys Linden Street Apartment

The cause of the fire at 78 Linden St. is still under investigation. The second-floor incurred heavy fire, smoke and water damage; the first-floor apartment has "moderate" damage.

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Pittsfield Firefighters Contain Fourth Street Fire

There was fire and heat damage to the first floor and smoke damage on both floors. Damage was estimated at $15,000. The cause has not yet been determined.

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Pittsfield Fire Causes $200K in Damages

According to Deputy Chief Neil Myers, the blaze 1100 Barker Road was called in at about 4:10 a.m. by the alarm company and a passerby.

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Pittsfield Fire Extinguish Structure Fire Caused By Grill

Upon arrival, firefighters found a fire on the side of 14 Windsor extending to the interior attic void above. The homeowner on scene was attempting to extinguish the blaze with a garden hose.

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Accidental Fire Damages Room at Freemen Center Shelter

Firefighters doused what is described as an "accidental" fire on Tuesday afternoon that started in a closet of one of the Elizabeth Freeman Center's shelters.

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Letter: Hinkell Family Thanks Community for Support After House Fire

We would like to thank everybody for their generous support during these tough times for our family. We greatly appreciate all of the donations, prayers, meals, and support that has been sent our way. We feel so blessed to be part of such an amazing community and we honestly couldn't have made it through this past week without all your help.

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North Adams Fire Quickly Extinguishes Walker Street Blaze

The call came in just before 9 a.m., and Meranti said police were first to arrive at 100 Walker St. and confirmed it was a structure fire. Lt. Brent Lefebvre was on scene soon after with Engine 1.

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