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.
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.