Smoke seen for miles as fire burns at tree service company in West Greenwich

Smoke is seen coming from a at a tree service company in West Greenwich, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (WLNE)

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (WLNE) — A fire at a West Greenwich tree service company sent plumes of smoke into the sky Wednesday morning.

Smoke is seen coming from a at a tree service company in West Greenwich, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (WLNE)

The fire happened at about 6:30 a.m. at Verrier Tree Service on Nooseneck Hill Road.

Smoke is seen coming from a at a tree service company in West Greenwich, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (WLNE)

West Greenwich police told ABC 6 News the fire started in a kiln loaded with dry firewood, adding that they believe high heat within the box cause it to go up in flames.

Smoke is seen coming from a at a tree service company in West Greenwich, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (WLNE)

Police said no other buildings have been damaged at this time. Firefighters have been able to contain the flames.

 

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