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.
“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.
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.