Fire destroys home on Block Island

South County

NEW SHOREHAM, R.I. (WPRI) — A fire broke out at Block Island home on Tuesday.

The house on Mohegan Trail burned to the ground, according to New Shoreham Police Chief Vincent Carlone.

“A strong easterly wind moved the fire along very quickly,” Carlone told 12 News.

Everyone in the family survived, Carlone added, but there is a possible loss of two cats.

No additional information has been released.

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