UPDATE: Attached Garage on Fire on Ashmont Road in Wellesley Knocked Down

Heavy garage fire at 24 Ashmont Road has been knocked down, but firefighters are still splitting open attic walls of the attached house to chase some flames.

[Update 7:47 p.m.]: Wellesley Fire Officials indicate that they are still investigating the cause of the fire. They also report that the first police officer on the scene went into the home to confirm that no one was home. There were no occupants and no injuries reported in the fire. 

[Update 4:28 p.m.]: Latest reports indicate that part of the fire has been knocked down, but that firefighters are still chasing some of the flames, and splitting open walls, in the attic of the nearly 1400 sq. ft. wood-framed split-level house.

Original story:

24 Ashmont Road in Wellesley is the scene of a garage fire today, according to reports that started coming in shortly after 4 p.m. 

Scanner reports say the attached garage was showing flame. 

In addition to police and fire teams from Wellesley, Newton and Weston fire departments also responded to help put out the flames. 

More on this as it develops.


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