Boy sent to hospital, 3 people jump to safety during Westerly fire

South County

Crews are investigating the cause of a house fire in Westerly that left an 18-month-old hospitalized.

The fire broke out around 7 p.m. on Tuesday at a two-story home on Nichols Lane.

According to the Westerly Fire Department, three people jumped to safety from a second-floor window located above the garage.

Eyewitness News was on the scene and saw several windows were broken on the second floor of the home.

Westerly firefighters also rescued an 18-month-old boy from the home, who was transported to Hasbro Children’s Hospital. The boy’s condition is not known at this time.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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