UPDATED: 4 Units Damaged at Windsor Green; 8 Individuals Displaced

First posted at 5:39 p.m. Last upated at 8 p.m. with quotes from the Assistant Fire Chief.

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FRAMINGHAM – Firefighters extinguished a single-alarm fire at Windsor Green condominiums, today, May 21.

The fire was reported around 5:30 p.m. at Unit 910.

Engine 7 responded first, said Fire Chief Joseph Hicks.

“Firefighters confirmed a working fire immediately,” said Chief Hicks.

Framingham Assistant Fire Chief Michael Dutcher said Engine 7, Engine 2, Rescue 1, Tower 1, Engine 1, and Car 2 responded to the fire.

Dutcher said firefighters saw the fire had extended into attic when they arrived. It is believed the fire started in a kitchen in the unit.

Fire Chief Hicks said four units sustained heat, water or smoke damage.

Assistant Chief Dutcher said 2 units are uninhabitable, the other two units have no gas. Dutcher said 8 individuals were displaced.

Red Cross was asked to provide asisstance to those needed, said Chief Hicks.

There were 8 individuals displaced, including one infant.

There were no injuries to civilians or firefighters, said Chief Hicks.

“”Firefighters did a great job while containing the to a single alarm,” said Assistant Chief Dutcher

Firefighters are investigating, but the fire “appears to be accidental,” based on a prelimlinary investigation, said Chief Hicks.

Edgell Grove was shut down after the light at Water Street for more than an hour tonight, May 21.

At 5:52 p.m. Firefighters reported the fire was under control, but that the area was still going to be a mess for motorists.

This was the second fire in the Windsor Green this year.

The cause of the February fire was deemed electrical and damages from the fire were estimated at $200,000.

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