- Associated Press - Monday, September 28, 2015

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) - Officials say an electrical issue with a third-floor light sparked a house fire in Pawtucket.

Fire officials tell WPRI-TV (https://bit.ly/1JxTeEP ) the flames broke out around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday night at a three-family home on Sterry Street. Six adults and seven children are displaced until the home is repaired.

All three floors of the home were occupied at the time of the fire.

Firefighters say the light fixture on the third floor started smoking and spread to the attic.

No injuries were reported. Firefighters shut off the gas and electric in the building.

Fire department officials say the Red Cross is helping the families.


Information from: WPRI-TV, https://www.wpri.com

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