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HVAC Unit Deemed Cause of Fire at Elementary School in Weston

By PETER LOBO, Correspondent | January 25, 2022 | MASSACHUSETTS

Story No. 012622100

WESTON, MA - On January 25th, Weston Fire received a call from the Meadowbrook School on Farm Road reporting a fire on the roof. Engines 1 and 3, along with Ambulance 1 and Ladder 1 responded, and on arrival they saw black smoke coming from the roof of the Vinik Family Center. Children inside the school were evacuated. Waltham Engine 4 and Ladder 2 had to cut short an ice training exercise to respond to the fire. The fire, which was knocked down fairly quickly, was determined to be caused by an HVAC unit.

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