FRAMINGHAM – Between March 16-22, the Framingham Fire Department responded to 12 cooking fires, three outside trash fires and 1 brush fire.
Firefighters are responded to 149 medical calls and eight motor vehicle crashes.
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.
Firefighters made 57 fire prevention inspections and responded to 42 false alarm calls.
The Framingham fire department also made 82 general service calls, during the week.
Framingham Source asked the Framingham Fire Department to provide weekly statistics so the public can understand what the department does.