Newport Fire Department and mutual aid services responded to 5 Jackson Road in Newport for a 2-alarm fire around 1pm on Friday afternoon.

Newport Patch has reported that  One Firefighter Hurt in Newport Fire.

According to NBC 10, the home was built in the 1880’s and the fire is under investigation (Fire in Newport historical home under investigation) .

NAVSTA Newport Homes at Fort Adams, a Balfour Beatty Community, is a neighborhood located out at Fort Adams State Park.

The community now houses the general public and members of the military.

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