LaValley Building Supply fire

Flames as high as 30 feet were seen during the Friday morning fire at LaValley Building Supply in Newport.

NEWPORT -- A fire broke out in an outbuilding at LaValley Building Supply in Newport Friday morning, destroying a storage building and damaging a fire engine.

The three-alarm blaze started before 11 a.m. and took firefighters from throughout the region about an hour to get under control. Route 11 was closed during the fire, and one Newport firefighter was brought to the hospital as a precaution.