A fire in the downtown area Sunday evening has kept fire departments busy from several areas in Western Mass.
The fire was located at 21 lower Whitney Street.
Sgt. Daniel Valadas of the Ludlow Police Department tells CBS 3 the call from a tenant in the multi-family building came in at 6:53 p.m.
Three minutes later, the first officer was on the scene and evacuated the building.
The fire spread throughout all three stories.
Fire departments from Springfield, Chicopee, and Wilbraham have joined in the effort.
Valadas says to expect heavy smoke in the area for several more hours.
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