Firefighters battle heavy blaze in multi-story home

CRANSTON, R.I. (WLNE)- A large fire in Cranston on Elmwood Avenue required a heavy response from firefighters Monday night.

ABC6 News Crews are currently on the scene as units from both Cranston and Providence battle the 3rd floor fire from the exterior.

Heavy smoke continues to emanate from the house. News crews on scene heard several windows smashed open as they continue to battle the blaze.

Cranston’s Mayor Ken Hopkins was at the scene and spoke with ABC6 saying three families were displaced from their home.

This is a breaking news story, we’ll provide continuous updates live from the scene. 

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