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Underground electrical box fire in Providence

By STERLING BEAUCAGE, Correspondent | May 22, 2020 | RHODE ISLAND

Story No. 052520103

Providence Firefighters were called to the area of 101 Plain Street late Friday Afternoon, 5/22/2020. Engine 9 arrived on scene to find the fire on the outskirts of a parking lot. After further evaluation Engine 9 called for a Ladder company and a Chief Officer due to the fire actually being an underground electrical box fire. The Chief Officer called for a first alarm assignment. National Grid was called to the scene to terminate the power, quickly after the fire was extinguished.

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