More than 200 firefighters from more than 2 dozen communities have assisted Framingham Fire Department in battling a deep-seated fire in the ground at the Nobscot Reservation for the past week.
The fire was still smoldering on Tuesday, July 26. The fire began on last Wednesday night.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Yesterday, Framingham Fire engine 4 and 7 were on the scene still fighting “hotspots,” and a state tanker truck was assisting bringing water to the site.
Fire District 14, which Framingham is part of, along with District 8 and District 4, have worked at the scene, over the past week.
Communities that sent tanker trucks, brush fire equipment, or personnel included: Ashland, Milford, Hopkinton, , Sudbury, Sherborn, Paxton, Clinton, Boylston, West Boylston, Sterling, Princeton, Berlin, Holden, Stoughton, Sharon, Easton, Foxboro, Canton, Walpole, Holbrook, Avon, Mansfield, and Randolph.
The fire was contained to a 2-acre area last Wednesday and early Thursday, but expanded to 6 acres later.