Fire crews battle overnight fire in Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Providence Fire Department was on scene at a fire in the capital city Saturday night on Riverdale Avenue.

The call came in around 10:20pm and Eyewitness News is told one firefighter was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The fire department was told the residents who lived in the home had recently moved out.

There was significant damage to the first floor and heavy damage in the basement.