Kitchen fire in Providence high rise limited to one unit on 10th floor; smoke injures one occupant

PROVIDENCE — A kitchen fire on the 10th floor of the 16-floor Parenti Villa at 25 Tobey St. was quickly extinguished Tuesday evening, but the apartment’s occupant was taken to Rhode Island Hospital for smoke inhalation.Many residents of building’s 194 units were outside when firefighters arrived, but there was no order to evacuate, Deputy Assistant Chief Stephen Capracotta said. Instead, residents could stay in their rooms as firefighters checked the apartments above and below, […]

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