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'Chimney Fire' on West Newton Ruled a Smoke Scare

The Boston Fire Department responded to a chimney fire in the South End on Saturday.

The Boston Fire Department responded to a West Newton condo building on Saturday evening for a chimney with an excessive amount of smoke. 

Fire officials were on scene for about half an hour, from 6:20 to 6:50 p.m. before ruling there was no fire.

"We investigated, but we found no fire and they coded it a smoke scare," said Boston Fire Department spokesperson Stephen MacDonald. 

Jane Doe January 27, 2013 at 04:40 AM
It was not a blaze
Sara Jacobi January 28, 2013 at 06:39 PM
Thanks - I contacted the Fire Dept. for more information and updated the story with more details.

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