Providence Crews Use Aggressive Fire Attack to Knock Two-Alarm Blaze
By STERLING BEAUCAGE, Correspondent | July 11, 2020 | RHODE ISLAND
Story No. 071420106
Photo by Sterling Beaucage/Stillbox Fire PhotosThree Providence Ladders working
Photo by Sterling Beaucage/Stillbox Fire Photos Flames rip through the interior walls from the basement to the attic
Photo by Sterling Beaucage/Stillbox Fire PhotosProvidence FF M. Charello of Tower Ladder 1 attacks the fire from the third floor window.
Providence, RI - On Saturday evening, July 11th, Providence Fire Alarm started to receive calls of a possible fire at 79 Wendell Street.
Upon arrival, Engine 8 had smoke showing and a code red was called. Tower Ladder 2 stated they had fire going up side three of the house and advised to check the basement, as they believed it to be balloon frame.
The incident commander acted accordingly and had the fire out relatively quickly.
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