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3-Alarm Fire at Lakeview Pavilion

Fire started just after 7 p.m. at 45 Lakeview Road.

A 3-alarm fire at the Lakeview Pavilion Saturday night. Photo Credit: Foxborough Fire Department
A 3-alarm fire at the Lakeview Pavilion Saturday night. Photo Credit: Foxborough Fire Department

By Liz Taurasi, Matt Schooley and John Waller

A fire has quickly gone to three alarms at the Lakeview Pavilion in Foxborough Saturday night.

There was a wedding at the facility at the time the fire broke out. 

The fire is currently through the roof and there are reports that all companies have been ordered out of the building located at 45 Lakeview Road.

Original reports of smoke in the building and possible fire in the walls came in just after 7 p.m.

Updates

11:33 p.m. - A Justice of the Peace who was presiding over a wedding at Lakeview Pavillion Saturday night told WCVB reported Liam Martin that the fire broke out in the midst of the ceremony.

"I had just pronounced them husband and wife" before they smelled smoke, the Justice of the Peace told Martin.

9:50 p.m. - Brian D'Amico, @brianjdamico on Twitter, reported that a state Department of Fire Services rehab unit, or medical unit, has been called to the scene.

8:38 p.m.The Sun Chronicle reported that there may have been a wedding reception happening at the time the fire broke out. 

The newspaper also reported that the flames broke through the roof, causing at least a partial collapse.

7:45 p.m. - The building is now heavily involved. 

7:40 p.m. - Reports of a flashover in the rear function room. Heavy overlapping fire now venting. 

Foxborough Patch will bring you more information as it becomes available.

Massachusetts Trocar April 05, 2014 at 08:27 PM
Yes there was a wedding at the time of the blaze. The wedding party is now a hotel trying to make the best of a horrible situation.
Michelle April 05, 2014 at 10:07 PM
so sorry, I hope they can still find joy in being with family and friends and that everyone is safe :)

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