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EPFD Puts Out Two-Alarm Fire on Whelden Avenue

Fire in apartment building was quickly extinguished.

East Providence Fire Department Headquarters are at 750 Waterman Ave. CREDIT: Patch File Photo
East Providence Fire Department Headquarters are at 750 Waterman Ave. CREDIT: Patch File Photo
East Providence firefighters responded to a two-alarm fire Thursday afternoon at 20 Whelden Ave.

East Providence Fire Chief Oscar Elmasian said the fire was contained to a bathroom in the Taunton Plaza Complex building. The Providence Journal reports the fire was started by a fan falling onto a rug

According to reports, the call came in at 3:52 p.m. and was quickly brought under control.  

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