Grandparents, granddaughter escape serious injury in fire

Posted August 28

— Officials say a couple and their granddaughter escaped a fire that severely damaged a Rhode Island home without serious injuries.

An investigator for the state fire marshal told WJAR-TV ( ) the grandparents were hospitalized for smoke inhalation after the fire Sunday in Coventry. He said the granddaughter was treated at a children's hospital and released.

The investigator says the fire was likely caused by careless disposal of smoking material. The home is considered a total loss.


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