Warwick, RI ~ Several 911 phone calls rang in to the dispatch center reporting that smoke was coming from the rear of the dwelling at 156 Pierce Ave on July 12, 2012. Engine 7 arrived to find heavy smoke pushing
from the 2.5sty wdfm dwelling. The officer of Engine 7 radioed that they were stretching in an attack line to the second floor from the side B entrance. A kitchen fire was found on the second floor with heavy smoke.
An aggressive interior attack commenced keeping the fire to the area of origin. A back up line was stretched in as a precaution. Ladder 2 used their chainsaw to open up the rear wall from an addition rook on side C to check for extension.The roof was not opened as the fire was quickly knocked down. No injuries were reported and the cause was not determined as of this writing.