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NORTHBRIDGE – Acting Framingham Fire Chief Michael Dutcher said he got a call at 5 a.m. today, March 24, to assist with a fire in Northbridge. Framingham is part of the state’s mutual aid system.

A 3-alarm fire burned through several buildings at a Northbridge lumber yard overnight.

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The fire happened at 496 Purgatory Road, located in the Whitinsville neighborhood. The lumber yard is off Route 146.

Framingham sent Ladder 3, with an officer and 3 firefighters, said Chief Dutcher.


Photo courtesy of Framingham Fire

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