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Fire Closes Day Care Center in Rhode Island

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WJAR

A day care center in Rhode Island will be closed Wednesday after a fire ripped through the building.

Fortunately, no children were inside El Bebe Day Care in Pawtucket when flames broke out on Beverage Hill Ave. Tuesday.

Some employees were inside the building, but they made it out unharmed.

Luis Briceno, the owner of El Bebe, tells necn affiliate WJAR that he has another day care located in Providnce, also named El Bebe, and is waiting to hear from state officials if he can bring the Pawtucket children to the Providence location.

There is no word at this time as to what caused the fire.

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