Firefighters battle blaze at historic Barrington home

Firefighters from across the region assist with fire

Posted 12/4/21

Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire in Barrington late Saturday afternoon, Dec. 4.

Crews from Barrington, East Providence, Seekonk, Warren, and Providence joined forces to attack a …

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Firefighters battle blaze at historic Barrington home

Firefighters from across the region assist with fire

Posted

Multiple fire departments responded to a house fire in Barrington late Saturday afternoon, Dec. 4.

Crews from Barrington, East Providence, Seekonk, Warren, and Providence joined forces to attack a fire in a large historic home on Alfred Drown Road. Sources said the fire broke out around 3 p.m. 

Firefighters worked all over the home in an effort to locate and then extinguish the fire. Some cut holes in the roof of the house, while others knocked out windows. Smoke billowed out of the roof, but there were no flames visible. 

According to neighbors, the family that lives at the home was able to escape without being injured. Firefighters had also rescued a rabbit from the home, and sources said other animals may still be unaccounted for. 

Firefighters were unable to comment on how the fire started, as crews were still actively engaged at the scene. 

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