PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — A man has died following an early morning apartment fire in Providence.
Crews were called to the Hillcrest Village Apartments on Leander St. around 1 a.m. for a report of a fire.
Providence Deputy Fire Chief Brian Mahoney says, the man was found unresponsive inside an apartment and required CPR.
He was brought to Rhode Island Hospital with excessive smoke inhalation and later died from his injuries.
The man’s name is not being released at this time.
Mahoney said investigators continue to look into what caused the fire.