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2 injured in Providence fire

A Providence fire left a baby and adult man with smoking inhalation injuries Saturday.

A baby and 52-year-old man suffered smoke inhalation resulting from an apartment fire in Providence on Saturday.

According to Providence Deputy Assistant Fire Chief Desmarais, crews responded at 2:00 p.m. to 53 Salmon St. It took 30 minutes to put out the blaze, which started in a first floor apartment.

The baby was treated on scene and released back to its parents. The man was transported to Roger Williams Medical Center. His status is unknown. There were no other injuries.

The residents of the apartment where the fire started have been displaced and it's not clear how many other residents are out of their homes. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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