Rhode Island

Men Killed in Fire in Cranston, RI Identified as Brothers

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation


Two people killed in an early morning fire in Cranston, Rhode Island, last month have been identified as brothers, Cranston police said Thursday.

Bruce Jeremiah, 80, and Andrew Jeremiah, 86, were killed in a fire at their home on Whitewood Drive on February 24. When firefighters arrived around 2:41 a.m., the house was engulfed in flames.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, though it appears accidental, officials said.

Firefighters were still at the scene as of mid-morning Friday.

The cause of the blaze remains under investigation.

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