Fire breaks out in Pawtucket home

A fire broke out in a home on Mavis Street in Pawtucket, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022. (WLNE)

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WLNE) — A fire broke out in a home in Pawtucket Thursday afternoon.

The fire happened just before 3 p.m. at a home on Mavis Street.

The battalion chief said the fire started on a porch on the third floor.

Only one person was home at the time of the fire and made it out safely. Firefighters rescued a cat and gave it medical care, according to the battalion chief.

The Red Cross said they are assisting three families –11 people in total — as a result of the fire.

It wasn’t immediately known what caused the fire.

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