Dozens displaced following Providence apartment fire

By: News Staff


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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) — An apartment fire early Wednesday evening left 20-30 people displaced, authorities said.

Providence Fire Department officials said crews were dispatched to Olney Tower Apartments just after 8:00 p.m., for the report of a fire on the fifth floor. 

Upon arrival, the sprinkler system was engaged, flooding the fifth floor and the floors below. Residents from the first through fifth floors were evacuated as a result. 

It is unclear what caused the fire at this time. 

The investigation is ongoing.

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