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Barrington house fire — blaze starts under boiler

Barrington house fire — blaze starts under boiler

Overheated floor boards could be to blame for a house fire on Blanding Avenue early Wednesday morning, Jan. 8. The homeowner at 37 Blanding Ave. called the fire department at about 2:30 a.m. after detecting an odor inside the house. By the time crews arrived a few minutes later, “smoke was pouring out the front

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East Providence Fire Department responds to wood stove fire

EAST PROVIDENCE — The East Providence Fire Department responded to a call at 155 Wampanoag Trail Friday afternoon, Jan. 3, needing to extinguish a smoldering blaze created by a wood stove. According to EPFD Lieutenant James Bellamy, companies reached the scene, located roughly halfway between Dover Avenue and the East Shore Expressway, at approximately 3:15

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East Providence Fire Department puts out Seekonk River bridge blaze

EAST PROVIDENCE — The services of several East Providence Fire Department personnel were necessary early Friday morning, Dec. 27, to help put out a blaze on an old railroad bridge located off shore in the Seekonk River. The EPFD responded with two engines, a ladder truck, a brush truck, the special hazards unit and with

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Fire races through Warren Avenue Liquor Mart, apartments above in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — A fire broke out at 208 Warren Ave. in city mid-morning Tuesday, Sept. 3, leaving both the business at the location and the occupants in two apartments scurrying for safety. East Providence Fire Department Ladders Nos. 1 and 3 along with Engine No. 1 were at the scene as were EPFD rescue,

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Investigators tentatively rule East Providence fire accidental, likely caused by production process

EAST PROVIDENCE — The Rhode Island State Fire Marshals Office, in conjunction with local and federal officials, has tentatively determined sparks created during the production process ignited what turned into a four alarm blaze Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20, at the Inferno Wood Pellet Inc. factory located on Ferris Avenue in the Rumford section of the

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East Providence Fire, other officials conduct investigation into Inferno Pellets factory fire

EAST PROVIDENCE — Representatives from the East Providence Fire and Police Departments as well as other officials from the city and area Wednesday, Aug. 21, were readying to conduct an investigation into the cause of the fire that engulfed the Inferno Wood Pellets factory on Ferris Avenue in Rumford the previous afternoon. An official at

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Updated: One employee injured, Inferno Pellet fire raised to four alarms in East Providence

EAST PROVIDENCE — A 54-year-old employee is the lone confirmed injury as a result of a four alarm fire Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20, at the Inferno Wood Pellets manufacturing plant located at 275 Ferris Avenue in Rumford. Acting East Providence Fire Chief Oscar Elmasian said the man was thrown some “20 feet” following a dust

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Updated: One person injured in three-alarm mill blaze

EAST PROVIDENCE — A three-alarm fire engulfed the unfortunately-named in this instance Inferno Wood Pellet manufacturing plant located at 275 Ferris Ave. in the Rumford section of the city Tuesday afternoon, Aug. 20. Acting East Providence Fire Chief Oscar Elmasian confirmed that one employee was injured in the fire and taken to a hospital. He

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