UPDATED: Framingham Extinguishes Vehicle Fire

Originally posted at 1:44 p.m. Updated at 2:05 p.m. Last updated at 5:03 p.m.



FRAMINGHAM – Framingham firefighters have extinguished a fire in an minivan on Concord Street this afternoon, July 17.

Initial scanner report had it as a house fire, but it was a fully involved vehicle fire, said Framingham Assistant Fire Chief Michael Dutcher.

Call came from the vehicle owner at 1:33 p.m. said the assistant fire chief.

When firefighters arrived at 374 Concord Street they found a full involved fire in a 2003 minivan said Assistant Fire Chief Dutcher.

The vehicle was “up against the house,” he said.

“Firefighters wet down the siding of the house, and was able to contain the fire to the vehicles,” said Assistant Fire Chief Dutcher.

The vehicle is a loss.


The vehicle owner had just returned home from an errand, and was hearing a noise in the van, he said.

She went inside, and when she came back out there was a fire in the van, he said.

She called 9-1-1.

There were no injuries.



Photo courtesy of Framingham Fire Twitter.

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