Firefighters respond to house in East Greenwich

EAST GREENWICH, R.I. (WPRI) — Firefighters in East Greenwich responded to a house fire early Saturday morning.

The call came in just before 12:30 a.m. for a home on Tipping Rock Drive, right near French Town Road.

Neighbors told Eyewitness News the house was recently sold and the new owners were about to move in. The former owners had already moved out, and the house had been sitting vacant for months.

Neighbors also said the house was undergoing renovations such as painting and hardwood floor installations.

We have calls out to East Greenwich fire officials and will bring you updates as soon as they become available.