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Originally posted on February 15 at 7:17 a.m. Updated at 3:40 p.m. on February 19.

FRAMINGHAM – Firefighters responded to a report of a building fire early Saturday morning, February 15.

The fire was reported at 6;40 a.m. at 9 Lexington Street, said acting Frramingham Fire Chief Michael Dutcher.

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“Alarms directly tied to Framingham fire alarm notified” the department, he explained.

Engine 5, Engine 3, ladder 3, rescue 1 and command 2 responded to the fire.

On arrival, firefighters discovered “light smoke conditions,” said Chief Dutcher.

Firefighters traced the smoke coming from one of the rooms, the chief said.

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Firefighters found a 1-foot by 1-foot area of carpet on fire, said Chief Dutcher.

Firefighters “quickly extinguished with a water extinguisher,” said the chief.

The “cause was careless disposal of smoking materials,” said Cheif Dutcher.

No firefighters were injured.

No residents were displaced, said the chief.

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Susan Petroni is the former editor for SOURCE. She is the founder of the former news site, which as of May 1, 2023, is now a self-publishing community bulletin board. The website no longer has a journalist but a webmaster.