Semi-truck fire in East Providence under investigation

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EAST PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Crews made quick work of a fire that tore through a semi-truck in an industrial lot in East Providence Monday night.

According to Battalion Fire Chief Glenn Quick, crews were called to an industrial lot off of Dexter Road around 7 p.m.

He said firefighters were able to extinguish it within 10 minutes, but the truck sustained extensive damage.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the state fire marshal’s office. It’s unclear at this time whether or not it is considered suspicious.

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