Rhode Island mill fire spreads to other buildings; collapse reported

A massive fire reportedly engulfed a Rhode Island mill complex and spread to surrounding buildings early Saturday.

Multiple firefighters from the Central Falls-Pawtucket area were battling the blaze and evacuating nearby residents, WPRO radio reported.

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"Embers are flying around, there’s a very large area right now, from what I’m seeing from law enforcement, they’re cordoning off large areas around this,” WPRO producer Alex Weldon said.

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He added that at least one of the buildings appeared to have partially collapsed.