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RIC Athletic Center catches fire

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By: Haley Costello


Construction workers replacing the roof of the Rhode Island College Athletic Center caused a small fire around 10:01 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Providence fire said the roofers were using a torch heating system to secure pieces of the roof into place when a small fire broke out among the wood and roofing around a skylight.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire on the roof, and put it out shortly after. There were no injuries reported.

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