Firefighters battle black smoke rising from Cranston backyard

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Cranston firefighters send water into the backyard of 1105 Pontiac Ave. (Owen Fraga/WLNE)

CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE) — Firefighters in Cranston responded to reports of heavy black smoke in the backyard of a Cranston house.

The Cranston Fire Department responded to 1105 Pontiac Ave. around 1 p.m. after receiving reports of smoke or fire in the area.

ABC 6 News crews saw firefighters spraying water into the backyard of the boarded up home.

No information on the cause or severity of the fire was released.

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