UPDATED: Fire on Union Avenue at Masjid E Basheer
The fire is at the former Friendly's, now a religious building.
UPDATED 7:12 p.m. Report fire has been knocked down and the fire marshall has been requested.
Report of a two-alarm fire at Masjid E Basheer building on Union Avenue about about 6:45 p.m. Thursday.
This is the former's Friendly's Masjid E Basheer is a Muslim place of worship for Framingham's Islamic community. Operating under the umbrella of Islamic Society of Framingham, Masjid E Basheer conducts regular Muslim prayer sessions five times a day.
An additional pump was requested after the Framingham Fire Department arrived on the scene. Heavy smoke showing.
Thanks to Framingham Patch reader Cheryl Tully Stoll for the photos!