Suspicious fire under investigation in Coventry

West Bay

COVENTRY, R.I. (WPRI) — Crews in Coventry are investigating a suspicious fire that happened Saturday morning.

The fire department received a call around 5:30 for a fire at a home on Boston Street.

When they arrived, they found a fire inside the home. Everyone inside was able to escape from the building.

An Eyewitness News crew on scene saw several fire trucks and dozens of firefighters at the scene. There was some damage visible to the roof of the house.

Fire officials on scene we able to determine the fire as suspicious. A Coventry police cruiser was later seen outside the home, with crime scene tape around the property.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office and Coventry police detectives are now investigating a cause.

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