Fire in Providence sends one to hospital

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – A mattress fire in the Olney Towers apartment building has sent one person to the hospital.

Investigators say the victim, a male, suffered second-degree burns to his hand.

Fire officials say the blaze started in a tenth-floor apartment early Tuesday morning.

Two floors were evacuated as a precaution.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.