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Firefighters Sustain Injuries, Find Alligator During Fire

The eight tenants of the home got out safe

Providence Alligator Fire
WJAR

Eight firefighters were injured battling a fire in Providence, Rhode Island, in which they also found an alligator in a bath tub.

The fire at the home at 360-362 Orms St. broke out around 11:30 Thursday night, according to necn affiliate WJAR.

The eight tenants of the home got out safe. 

The firefighters' injuries are considered and were not caused by the alligator. 

The state Department of Environmental Management is handling the alligator. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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