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Woman Killed, 3 Injured in Rhode Island Mobile Home Fire

Crews arrived at the scene Monday night for a report of a gas grill explosion

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    Authorities say a woman is dead and her husband remains hospitalized after a fire broke out at their mobile home in Coventry, Rhode Island. (Published Tuesday, July 5, 2016)

    Authorities say a woman is dead and her husband remains hospitalized after a fire broke out at their mobile home in Coventry, Rhode Island.

    Crews arrived at the scene Monday night for a report of a gas grill explosion. They arrived and found the trailer engulfed in flames.

    Police say officers managed to rescue the husband but were unable to reach his wife in time. Her body was found inside the home after firefighters contained the blaze.

    Officials say the woman had multiple sclerosis and could not move.

    Police say the husband was taken to Rhode Island Hospital with injuries that don't appear to be life-threatening. Two police officers were taken to Kent County Hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation.

    The couple's names are being withheld pending family notification. The State Fire Marshal's office is investigating.


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