Fire in apartment briefly evacuates Viva Fresh Pasta in Northampton
NORTHAMPTON — A fire in an upstairs apartment prompted the evacuation of the building that houses the Viva Fresh Pasta restaurant on Main Street Thursday afternoon.
According to Northampton firefighters, a small fire in an apartment on the third floor was reported about 1 p.m. Firefighters said some bedding in the apartment had caught fire.
The fire was extinguished before firefighters arrived, and the building was briefly evacuated as a precaution.
Firefighters cleared the scene by 4 p.m., according to the department.