WOONSOCKET â€“ A man died in a three-alarm fire that heavily damaged a four-family tenement near Landmark Medical Center early Wednesday morning.
Neighbors identified the victim as Jim Ferrio of 38-40 Dulude Ave. He was in his late 40s, they said.
Roland Desjarlais said Ferrio lived on the second floor with him and other members of the Desjarlais family. â€śWe took him in,â€ť said Desjarlais, adding that Ferrio worked part-time with him in construction and a family trash-hauling business.