NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (WPRI) — The heat and humidity took its toll on firefighters fighting a North Kingstown fire Friday.
Five firefighters were taken to the hospital with heat exhaustion after battling against a fire, said the fire chief.
According to the fire department, the fire started just before noon in a triple decker on Rose Hill Road.
The fire chief also said the fire jumped to a house next door but was quickly put out.
One other person was injured. No word yet of how the fire started.