NORTH PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A broken pipe in a North Providence apartment building forced at least one person out of their home Saturday morning.
The call came in around midnight at the Brooke Village Apartments on Smith Street. A hot water pipe in a second-floor apartment burst, causing extensive flooding damage to the first-floor unit below.
One elderly resident was displaced and is being helped by the Red Cross.
Firefighters said the leak was contained about 90 minutes later.