FRAMINGHAM – Between March 9-15, the Framingham Fire Department responded to 13 cooking fires and 144 medical calls.
The Framingham fire department also responded to a carbon monoxide incident.
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.
The Framingham Fire department also performed 42 fire prevention inspections and responded to 39 false alarms, that week.
Firefighters also responded to 129 general service calls.
Framingham Source asked the Framingham Fire Department to provide weekly statistics so the public can understand what the department does.