Firefighters responded Friday to a large fire that broke out overnight at Harborside Inn on Block Island, a popular summer destination off Rhode Island’s coast. The fire burned for about six hours before crews could bring it under control. Here are photos and videos of the damage.
Closer look at the aftermath of the fire that tore through the Harborside Inn overnight. The historic hotel is a total loss and the cause remains under investigation. (📸: Hope Valley Wyoming Fire Department) https://t.co/04WDSPVqIn pic.twitter.com/FmbaiFgmhc— Sarah Doiron (@SarahDoiron31) August 19, 2023
ICYMI: A massive fire erupting in Block Island overnight.— Cal Dymowski WJAR (@CalDymowski) August 19, 2023
This is at the Harborside Inn. We’re told around 50 firefighters responded. A viewer sent our @NBC10 Newsroom this clip.
Block Island is now in a state of emergency with limited water and no power.
🎥: Virginia Sohl pic.twitter.com/lTGZTl51EI
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