Fire Razes Store Block

Fire Razes Store Block

Five stores, a garage, and two small cottages, were leveled and a hotel badly damaged in an early morning fire in the business section of Watch Hill, R. I.

Fire was discovered about 3 a.m. The entire block was in flames upon the arrival of the Watch Hill Fire Department and aid was immediately summoned from Westerly and Misquamicut.

Ruins After Watch Hill, R. I., Fire

The Coast Guard station also sent a detail to aid the firemen.

It was not until 7:30 a.m. that the fire was finally brought under control.

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