FRAMINGHAM – Between February 2 and 8, the Framingham Fire Department responded to 3 carbon monoxide calls.
Since March 31, 2006, Massachusetts law requires carbon monoxide detectors in most homes. The law is named for 7-year-old Nicole Garofalo, who died in January 2005 when a heating vent in her house was blocked by snow drifts, allowing carbon monoxide to accumulate in the home.
Framingham Firefighters also extinguished 9 cooking fires and provided emergency response at 10 crashes, last week.
Between Feb 2-8, Framingham Fire received 184 calls for medical assistance and 116 general service calls.
Firefighters also responded to 34 false alarms/good intent calls and performed 21 fire prevention inspections last week.
Framingham Source asked the Framingham Fire Department to provide weekly statistics so the public can understand what the department does.