PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — An investigation is underway after a Pawtucket home was damaged by fire Thursday afternoon.
The fire broke out inside the Mavis Street home just after 3 p.m.
Battalion Chief David Cairrao said firefighters arrived to find flames shooting from a third-floor balcony and smoke billowing from the windows.
Only one person was home at the time and Cairrao said that resident was able to escape safely.
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Six adults and five children have been displaced and are being assisted by the American Red Cross.
The bulk of the fire was contained to the third floor, according to Cairrao, though it did extend into the attic and the porch on the first floor.
Cairrao said no one was injured.