For Immediate Release - October 30, 2013

October 29, 2013 - Investigators Ask Owners of Laundry Left in Hadley Laundromat to Contact Them

State Fire Marshal Stephen D. Coan and Hadley Fire Chief Michael Spanknebel are asking anyone who left their laundry in the Hadley Laundromat on Sunday night to please come forward. Investigators are focusing on the laundromat as where the fire in the strip mall began. Claiming the laundry may help investigators pinpoint exactly where and how the fire started. Call the Hadley Fire Department at (413) 584-0874.

The fire destroyed 15 businesses and two residential units. It is being jointly investigated by the Hadley Fire Department and State Police assigned to the Office of the State Fire Marshal.