Newport Fire Department responded to a report of a fire outside of 419 Broadway in Newport around 5:30 pm on Tuesday evening.

Upon arrival, responding units reported a fire near the electric panel outside of the house. Within minutes, the fire quickly spread to engulf all three floors of the apartment building.

According to reports, everyone in the building was able to evacuate safely and there were no reported injuries.

Periscope user @ProvJake recorded live on Periscope from the scene, videos are here; Part 1 Part 2

This story is developing will be updated as more information is received.

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