Structure fire in Jamestown causes significant damage, residence uninhabitable

This is a photo of the home that caught on fire on Pierce Avenue. (Jamestown Fire Department)

JAMESTOWN, R.I. (WLNE) — A structure fire that blazed in Jamestown Saturday left the home uninhabitable, according to the Jamestown Fire Department.

Just before 10 a.m. on Saturday, first responders reported to 39 Pierce Avenue for a working structure fire.

This is a photo of a firefighter with ice on his uniform. (Jamestown Fire Department)

Upon arrival, the fire chief confirmed the working fire and advised crew of heavy fire on the first floor that was extending to the second floor.

After about 45 minutes, the fire was under control.

The house was deemed uninhabitable due to the degree of fire, smoke, and water damage.

The cause of the fire was not immediately released.

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