06-30-2007 Central Falls, Rhode Island - blackstonevalley

Saturday, June 30, 2007 Central Falls, Rhode Island

Overnight Central Falls House Fire

Around 2:40 Saturday Morning Central Falls firefighters were dispatched to 138 Sylvan Ave for a structure fire.As companies responded a heavy smoke condition and glow in the sky indicated a working fire. On arrival companies had heavy fire on the third floor of a three story multiple dwelling breaking thru the roof, Command Special Called Pawtucket Engine 2 and ordered that company to lay lines to Central falls Ladder 1 on there arrival, Pawtucket Tower 1 was also Special called along with Lincoln Rescue 4, Lincoln Engine 4, and Cumberland Truck 1 bringing the fire to a second alarm equivalent Crews set up a defensive operation and knocked the heavy fire down within a hour. The roof was burned away and the third floor collapsed into the second on side one. No Injuries were reported at the time of article.
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