Fire at Operation Stand Down in Johnston forces road closures in the area

Fire At Operation Stand Down In Johnston Forces Road Closures In The Area

JOHNSTON, R.I. (WLNE)- Multiple fire units were called to the scene of a fire at Operation Stand Down in Johnston.

The fire originated along the attic of a residential unit in the building. One of two residents were home and able to call in the fire before escaping safely.

Police currently have Hartford Avenue blocked off and are diverting traffic.

National Grid is also on the scene assessing the situation.

Officer’s confirmed on scene to ABC6 that no one was injured from the fire.

At this time the exact cause of the fire is unknown.

We’ll provide continuous updates as information becomes available. 

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