Two people pulled from burning home

A fire truck's ladder stretches to the roof of a home on Hollis Street, Providence, April 24, 2014. (Photo by Gary Geoffroy, special to WPRI-TV)

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Providence Fire officials are investigating a fire in the West End, on Hollis Street, shortly before midnight Friday morning.

Eyewitnesses said two people had been removed from the home while the building was burning. It’s not clear if they lived there. Neighbors said they believed the home had been vacant.

As of noon Friday, there was no word on anybody injured, or what could have contributed to the fire.

Freelance photojournalist Gary Geoffroy contributed to this report.

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