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Pawtucket resident hospitalized after Sunday afternoon fire


PAWTUCKET, Rhode Island — A person has been hospitalized following a fire at a multi-family home.

WPRI-12 reports ( that a fire started in a first floor apartment at 31 Grove St. at around 2 p.m. Sunday.

The fire was quickly contained but a resident of that apartment, who was not identified, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence with known injuries.

Firefighters told the news station that the second floor apartment suffered smoke damage and that residents of that unit will not be able to return tonight.

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