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WFD Responds to, Extinguishes, Golds Gym Fire Saturday Night

Warwick Fire Department HQ on Veterans Memorial Parkway.
Warwick Fire Department HQ on Veterans Memorial Parksway.

Correction: The time of this incident was incorrectly reported in an earlier version of this story. 

Warwick, RI – Warwick Firefighters responded to a fire at Golds Gym at about 9:30 p.m. Saturday night, quickly bringing it under control.

The alarm for the call was first reported byon Twitter as a small fire in an electrical room at 200 Bald Hill Road. At 9:44 p.m., firefighters asked for the power to be shut off for the room, according to .

By 10:09 p.m., the fire was reported extinguished. Photos from the scene of the fire were posted by Chris Palmer, , viewable here, and Ryan Pickering, , which are viewable here

The fire alarm came in during the beginning of a snowy-rainy mix forecast for the area. Photos taken at the scene show a light coating of snow in the parking lot in front of the gym.

Warwick Post will update this report as more information becomes available.



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