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Fire destroys mobile home in NK

November 13, 2010

Submitted Photo North Kingstown fire fighters put out a blaze last Thursday afternoon that destroyed an unoccupied mobile home on Boston Neck Road.

NORTH KINGSTOWN –A late afternoon fire completely destroyed an unoccupied mobile home on Boston Neck Road, last Thursday, just north of Waldron Avenue in the Hamilton section of town. Multiple calls came in from motorists and North Kingstown fire personnel responded at 3:57 p.m. and upon arrival, the mobile home was “heavily engulfed”. According to some eye witnesses, flames could be seen shooting up to 40 feet in the air. No one was home at the time of the fire and according to North Kingstown Deputy Chief Joe Leary, one firefighter was taken to South County Hospital with unidentified injuries and was released later that night. The fire was extinguished around 7 p.m. and the cause is still under investigation.

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