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Squatters removed from burning house

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Hollis Street, Providence Hollis Street, Providence
PROVIDENCE -

Firefighters removed two squatters from a home that caught fire in Providence.

The fire was reported on Hollis Street at about 11:30 p.m. Thursday. Officials said the fire started in the backyard and spread to the house.

According to witnesses, fire officials removed two squatters from the two-story house. Witnesses said they did not appear to be injured.

Neighbors told NBC 10 that squatters often use the vacant home.

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