Comments for: Officials blame cigarette for Pittsfield fire

Posted Feb. 01, 2011, at 9:14 p.m.

PITTSFIELD | A man who lives on Estelle Street told investigators that he is to blame for the fire that ripped though his home late Monday, Pittsfield Fire Chief Bernard Williams said Tuesday. “He fell asleep and dropped a cigarette” that caught his bedding on fire, Williams said. Robert …

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