Fire seriously damages Providence home

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – Fire crews are on scene at a house fire at 216 Summit Ave. in Providence.

Flames broke out inside the first floor of the home just before 7 a.m. Tuesday.

According to officials on scene, the house was severely damaged by the flames, which took nearly 40 minutes to put out.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.