Rhode Island Yacht Club Damaged by Fire - NECN

Rhode Island Yacht Club Damaged by Fire

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    Rhode Island Yacht Club Damaged by Fire

    A fire has forced a Rhode Island yacht club to close down temporarily for repairs.

    The blaze at the Bristol Yacht Club was reported at about 2 p.m. Sunday.

    Bristol Fire Chief Michael DeMello says it appears the fire was caused by someone throwing a cigarette butt or some other smoking material into the mulch. The fire then spread to the building, which suffered significant damage.

    It took about three hours to extinguish the fire. No injuries were reported.

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    Club Commodore Ruth Souto said in a statement "we are a community and will work together to overcome this unfortunate circumstance."

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