13 Displaced After 3-Alarm House Fire in Providence, R.I. - NECN
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13 Displaced After 3-Alarm House Fire in Providence, R.I.

Several houses in the immediate area appear to be threatened



    Clear the Air

    A woman jumped from a burning home in Providence and three firefighters were hurt battling the early morning blaze.

    Firefighters got the call around 2 a.m. Thursday.

    The house in the city's West End was engulfed in flames by the time they arrived.

    More than a dozen people were inside at the time, and all escaped.

    One woman had to jump from the second story, off the roof of a porch. She was taken to the hospital with a shoulder injury.

    Firefighters credit working smoke detectors with alerting residents to the blaze.

    Two firefighters were brought to the hospital with injuries. A third was treated at the scene.

    The cause is under investigation.

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