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Fire breaks out in Springfield DPW headquarters

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Firefighters responded to Springfield's DPW headquarters Thursday afternoon. Firefighters responded to Springfield's DPW headquarters Thursday afternoon.
SPRINGFIELD, MA (WSHM) -

The Springfield Fire Department was called to the Springfield Department of Public Works headquarters on Tapley Street Thursday afternoon as flames broke out in the basement of the building.

The fire happened just after 1:30 p.m. Officials told CBS 3 it was a small fire that started near an elevator shaft.

The building was evacuated and authorities are investigating what sparked the fire. No one was injured.

DPW will likely be closed for the rest of the day.

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