Providence Firefighters use aggressive fire attack to contain an oil tank fire.
By STERLING BEAUCAGE, Correspondent | May 21, 2020 | RHODE ISLAND
Story No. 052520102
Photo by Sterling Beaucage/Stillbox Fire PhotosSmoke pours from Rhode Island Heat Treating Company.
Photo by Sterling Beaucage/Stillbox Fire PhotosMembers from Providence Special Hazards 1 setting up to do a wide area search.
Photo by Sterling Beaucage/Stillbox Fire PhotosProvidence Firefighters getting in place to perform fire attack and ventilation
On Thursday afternoon, 5/21/2020 Providence Fire Alarm received calls for an interior 250 gallon oil tank that was on fire at the Rhode Island Heat Treating Company located at 81 Aldrich Street. Providence Engine 13 was first on scene and made an aggressive fire attack to contain the fire to the oil tank.
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