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.

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Ryan Belmore has been the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp since 2012. He also currently works for Mountain News, where he serves as Senior Editor - North America for OnTheSnow. He previously worked for the New England Patriots and American Cancer Society. He currently serves as Vice President of Fort Adams Trust and is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and North American Snowsports Journalists Association (NASJA).

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