WOONSOCKET â Vapors from an adhesive product caught fire with an explosive flash that left one man injured at an East Woonsocket residence Wednesday night.
Firefighters said George Butts, 45, was installing a kitchen floor in his second-story apartment at 446 Cumberland Hill Road about 8 p.m. when the room was suddenly engulfed in flames.
âTenants heard a loud bang,â said Capt. Michael Morin, deputy state fire marshal for the Woonsocket Fire Department. âThere was definitely an explosion. The adhesive was all over the walls.â
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