Firefighters discover marijuana while extinguishing East Providence blaze


A woman who police say had more four pounds of marijuana at her home above the Liquor Mart at 208 Warren Ave. was arrested Tuesday after authorities discovered the marijuana while investigating a fire that erupted there just before 11 a.m.

Acting Fire Chief Oscar Elmasian said the the fire spread inside some of the walls of the three-story building and damaged at least two apartments, including one belonging to a woman who was overcome by smoke but declined medical attention.

(via Providence Journal)



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