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Providence fire that injures 8 firefighters caused by arson

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By: Dee DeQuattro
Email: ddequattro@abc6.com
Twitter: @deedequattro

A Providence fire that left eight firefighters injured is being called an act of arson.

The fire engulfed a home on Prairie Avenue Friday night around 10 p.m.

Seven of the firefighters were on the third floor when the ceiling collapsed trapping them under the debris. Another firefighter was injured when fighting the fire on the side of the home.

The firefighters have all been released from the hospital after being treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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