UPDATE: $35,000 Worth of Damage in Friday Night Franklin Street Fire

UPDATE: originally posted at 10:22 p.m. Updated at 10:40 p.m. when fire knocked down. Updated again at 9:05 a.m. Saturday with additional information from Framingham Fire.



FRAMINGHAM – About 30 Framingham firefighters battled a two-alarm fire on Franklin Street Friday night, Feb. 10.

The call came in at 10:17 p.m. and when firefighters arrived there were flames coming through the roof, said Framingham Deputy Fire Chief Brian Connolly this morning, Feb. 11.

The fire at 52-54-56 Franklin Street was put out quickly by Deputy Chief Steve Stone and and his crew Friday night. Framingham Engine 5, Framingham rescue, Engine 3, and Ladder 2 all responded to the fire.

The property is located near the former Massachusetts registry of motor vehicles. There is a church, a store, and a hair salon located at the property, as well as an apartment above the the store, said Deputy Chief Connolly.

There were people in the apartment above the store, when the fire started, but no one was injured.

The small fire burned through the roof of the church, said Deputy Chief Connolly.

He estimated there was $35,000 worth of damage.

Framingham Fire is investigating the cause.

The Framingham Building Inspector was called.



Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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