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June 8, 2006
Update: Two-alarm fire in Providence early this morning
PROVIDENCE – Firefighters got a two-alarm fire early this morning at 15-17 Harvard Ave. under control in a little over two hours, Lt. William Moise said.
The fire in the three-story structure, which was not occupied, was reported at 3:42 a.m. and was under control by 5:56 a.m., he said.
The department does not know yet how the fire started, Moise said. An investigation continues.
In the thick of the fire, one firefighter got separated from his crew, The firefighter called a May Day alert, Asst. Fire Chief Mark S. Pare Pare said.
The crew battling thefire then conducted a roll call and the firefighter found his way back to the group, Pare said.
The Cranston Fire Department covered the Broad Street station as backup after those Providence firefighters were called out on the first alarm for this morning's fire, Moise said.
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