313 Amherst Road, Sunderland heavily involved in smoke and flames
WMECO kills power to the structure
(UPDATED morning after: scroll down)
A fire broke out just after midnight at 313 Amherst Road, Sunderland and many FD units were still on the scene two hours later. The two story wood structure, fortunately, seemed unoccupied at the time.
A Sunderland police officer was first on the scene and tried to quash the flames with a portable fire extinguisher but was driven from the house by ferocity of the fire.
At one point a horn bellowed as a signal for firefighters to get out of the building.
Ladders used to help assist venting the roof
Adjacent garage used as elevated platform to pour water in though window
Fire Departments from Amherst, Hadley, Leverett, South Deerfield, Montague, and Greenfield converged on the scene to assist Sunderland FD who was first on the scene.
Many firefighters on scene
313 Amherst Road, Sunderland 6 bedrooms
The Morning After:
Roof took a major beating