Editor’s Note: First report was posted at 3:37 p.m. Headline and report were updated at 4:17 p.m.
FRAMINGHAM – Firefighters quickly extinguished a single-alarm fire at a house on East Street this afternoon, September 23.
The call came in around 3:30 p.m. for 33 East Street. East Street is located between Beaver and Irving Streets in the City.
When firefighters arrived they found a detached garage fire, more like a shed, on fire, said Framingham Fire Chief Michael Dutcher.
Not knowing if anyone was home, firefighters searched the house. No one was home, said the Chief.
The fire extended to the corner of the house, but only the exterior siding was damaged, said the Chief.
No firefighters were injured.
The initial investigation shows the fire to be accidental, said Chief Dutcher.
The chief estimated $40,000 to $50,000 worth of dmage to the shed-like structure and the house.
Natick and Sudbury are covering stations for the Framingham Fire Department.