Pawtucket family escapes overnight house fire

Justin White | WPRI-TV

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (WPRI) — A family in Pawtucket is safe after escaping a house fire overnight.

It broke out in the basement of a home on Prospect Street around 2 a.m., according to fire officials.

The people inside heard the smoke detectors and quickly made their way outside.

No injuries have been reported.

Investigators said the fire was caused by some oily rags.

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