This story was originally published at 9:44pm on January 20th, it was last updated at 1:00 a.m on January 21st.

Portsmouth Fire Department responded to a 2-Alarm Structure Fire at 1250 East Main Road. The call came in around 9:30pm on Wednesday night.

Tiverton Engine 3, Car 3, Bristol Engine 4 with chief 3 and a Middletown rescue were all dispatched to the scene.

The address is that of Maritime Solutions (originally known as InflatableXperts, now goes by both Maritime Solutions and InflatableXperts) a company that sells and services all brands of inflatable boats and and all brands outboard motors.

At this time, no official report or update has been provided by officials regarding cause of the fire. Portsmouth Fire Department confirmed via Twitter that there was heavy damage to Maritime Solutions, but no injuries.

There were three structure fires on Aquidneck Island this evening, East Main Road in PortsmouthKay Street in Newport and on Green End Ave in Middletown.

This story will be updated as more information is received.

Ryan Belmore

Ryan Belmore is the Owner and Publisher of What'sUpNewp.  He has been involved with What’sUpNewp since shortly after its launch in 2012, proudly leading it to be named Best Local News Blog in Rhode Island by Rhode Island Monthly readers in 2018, 2019, and 2020 and an honorable mention in the Common Good Awards in 2021.

He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Potter League For Animals. He previously served on the boards of Fort Adams Trust, Lucy's Hearth, and the Arts & Cultural Alliance for Newport County.

In 2020, he was named Member of the Year by LION and won the Arts & Cultural Alliance of Newport County's Dominque Award.

He is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers, the Society of Professional Journalists, and the North American Snowsports Journalists Association.

Born and raised in Rhode Island, he spent 39 years living in Rhode Island before recently moving to Alexandria, Virginia, with his wife and two rescue dogs. He still considers Rhode Island home, and visits at least once a month.