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5-alarm fire at Taunton City Hall

Taunton City Hall Tuesday. (WBZ-AM)

A fire alarm fire damages Taunton City Hall.

Fire companies from several communities were called in to help put out the fire which began sometime before 9 a.m. Tuesday.

Taunton's mayor tells WBZ NewsRadio the fire started on the second floor and spread to the third floor were oldrecords are kept and it appears to be suspicious.

An eyewitness describes the scene to WBZ NewsRadio:


The building on Summer Street was originally constructed in 1848 and is at the intersection of Routes 44 and 140.

Keep it tuned to WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and for updates throughout the day.

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