UPDATED: Firefighters Encounter Significant Smoke But No Fire at Edmands House

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FRAMINGHAM – Framingham firefighters encountered heavy smoke, but no fire when called to Edmands Road this afternoon, June 24.

The original call came in around 1:30 p.m. via a box alarm.

Engine 7, Engine 2, Tower 1, Rescue 1, all responded to 15 Edmands Road, which is the address is for Edmands House a six-story apartment building.

Firefighters encountered a significant amount of smoke on the second floor upon arrival, said Deputy Fire Chief Kurt O’Rourke.

“We received a report of a possible elderly female unaccounted for, so a second alarm was called,” said the Deputy Chief.

Engines 1, Engine 5, and Engine 3, Ladder 3 and ambulance 1 were called for the second alarm.

She was found quickly, and the second alarm was cancelled, said the deputy chief.

The cause of the smoke was burnt food on a stove, said Deputy Chief O’Rourke.

No one was injured. The occupant of the apartment refused medical treatment, said the fire department.

There was no fire, said Deputy Chief O’Rourke.

The apartment unit is livable.

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