- Department of Fire Services
Media Contact for Russell Mill Fire Investigators Seek Security and Dashboard Camera Video
Jennifer Mieth, Public Information Officer
RUSSELL — Investigators ask for the public’s help with the June 19, 2020 mill fire at 34 Valley View Avenue in Russell. Anyone with security camera or dashboard video from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, June 19, 2020 along the following roadways is asked to contact the Russell State Police at (413) 862-3312:
- Woronoco Road in Russell;
- Route 20 West to the VFW in Russell
- Route 20 East to the Four Mile Store in Westfield
- Route 23 West to the Blandford town line.
This fire is being jointly investigated by the Russell Fire and Police Departments and State Police assigned to the Office of the State Fire Marshal. Other agencies are assisting.
The fire is considered suspicious. Anyone with information about this fire is asked to call the Arson Hotline at 1-800-682-9229. All calls are confidential. The Hotline is part of the Arson Watch Reward Program that provides rewards of up to $5,000 for information that helps to solve the case. The Arson Watch Reward Program is funded by the property and casualty insurance companies of Massachusetts.