First posted as breaking news at 10:17 a.m. Last updated at 2:22 p.m.
FRAMINGHAM – Firefighters firefighters extinguished a single-alarm fire in a Hancock Lane house this morning, October 9.
Firefighters responded to 8 Hancock Lane, at 10 a.m., for smoke detector activation from the house monitoring company, said Framingham Fire Assistant Chief Mike Dutcher.
Engine 5, Engine 2, Ladder 3, Rescue 1, and Car 2 responded to the house fire.
On arrival, firefighters found smoke coming from the basement, said Chief Dutcher.
The homeowners were not home.
“Engine 5 pulled a hose line through front door and Engine 2 to the rear of house with a hose line,” explained the Assistant Fire Chief.
Firefighters discovered the “small fire, which was quickly extinguished but significant smoke damage throughout the structure,” said Chief Dutcher.
No one was injured, said Chief Dutcher.
There were two adults living in the house, who are now displaced but staying with friends/family, he said.
“The fire cause is undetermined, but accidental in nature,” said Chief Dutcher.
Damage is estimated at $30,000, said Chief Dutcher.
The house is valued at more than $700,000.
“Thanks to Natick (Concord Street station 5) and Wayland (Saxonville station 2) for covering stations while we were at the fire,’ said Chief Dutcher.