What’sUpNewp readers quickly reached out to us around 10:30 am on Saturday morning with images of black smoke coming from the are of Jamestown and North Kingstown.

Ian M. submitted this photo of a boat on fire off the coast of Jamestown. The boat which was tied to a mooring is reportedly thirty six feet in length.

Photo by Ian M.
Photo by Ian M.

According to reports there were no injuries and the fire is currently under investigation.

This story will be updated as more information is made available.

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