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Firefighters respond to structure fire in Adams after resident attempts to thaw out pipes with blowtorch

Red and blue emergency lights

An Adams resident attempting to thaw out pipes in their basement with a blowtorch resulted in a structure fire on Saturday night, prompting response from the Adams Fire Department.

Firefighters responded to the scene at 13 E. Hoosac St. around 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, after residents reported smoke inside the house from a source they couldn’t locate.


Matt Martinez can be reached at mmartinez@berkshireeagle.com.

News Reporter

Matt Martinez is a news reporter at The Berkshire Eagle. He worked at Milwaukee Neighborhood News Service, graduated Marquette University. He is a former Report for America corps member.

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