June 25, 2024


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At least 5 autos wrecked in Boxborough car store blaze

At least five autos had been gutted in a Wednesday morning blaze at a Boxborough auto store, officers explained.

No 1 was wounded in the incident, Boxborough law enforcement and firefighters claimed in a joint statement.

Responders went to CBK Automotive Restore at 795 Massachusetts Ave. at about 5:21 a.m. Wednesday for a documented outdoors fireplace and popping seems, officials said.

When they arrived, they found that five cars in the car shop’s garden ended up on fireplace, officials claimed.

“One motor vehicle had a small or some thing and caught on fire,” mentioned Ken Carroll, operator of CBK Automotive. “Luckily the Boxborough Hearth Department did an unbelievable career maintaining it absent from the constructing.”

“If it was not for them, my restore garage and my tow trucks could’ve been absent, as well,” he reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Boxborough Police and Fire Departments.
The induce of the fireplace is beneath investigation by the Boxborough Law enforcement and Hearth Departments.Courtesy of Boxborough Law enforcement Office

Carroll mentioned 6 automobiles caught on hearth and that the very first one particular “kind of blew up” and distribute to ones nearby.

The bulk of the hearth was extinguished by 5:54 a.m. Wednesday, officials stated.

Stow firefighters also responded to assist at the scene, officials claimed.

The official trigger of the fireplace remains under investigation by the law enforcement and hearth departments.

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