Structure Fire - 6 Hickory Lane
By Captain Sam Homsi
November 12, 2023

Around 6:55 AM on Saturday, November 11, 2023, Westerly Dispatch received numerous calls regarding a structure fire at 6 Hickory Lane. Responding units promptly requested a First Alarm, indicating the presence of smoke while enroute. Upon arrival, the first units encountered intense flames and initiated a fire attack using a blitz fire monitor. With all occupants confirmed safe and challenging fire conditions leading to a partial building collapse, a defensive attack was ordered, deploying multiple 2.5" hand lines.

Crews remained on the scene until 11:30 AM to assist while the Rhode Island Fire Marshal conduct their investigation. There were no reports of injuries.

Thank you to Providence Canteen for responding and providing refreshments.

Units: Car 31, 32, 33, 34, 391, 392, 394, 395, 396; Engines 1, 2, 3, 4; Ladder 1; Special Hazards 1
Mutual Aid: Westerly Police, Westerly Ambulance, RI State Fire Marshal