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The cab of the semi-trailer truck hit by a train on Wednesday is seen with pieces of the engine strewn in the ditch. Troopers have confirmed that one person died in an early evening crash between a tractor-trailer and a train on Higby Road on Wednesday.

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A fire of unknown origins destroyed a trailer on Keiser Road in Waverly on Thursday. The trailer was unoccupied and was being salvaged for parts before a new home is built on the property. The fire was safely extinguished with no injuries reported by the Pebbles Township Volunteer Fire Department and the Huntington Township Volunteer Fire Department.

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Residents stand in knee deep water outside of their apartments at the Woodland Heights Apartment Complex off Plyleys Lane on Tuesday after a severe storm left much of the county with more flooding. According to one resident the complex flooded in a matter of half an hour. The waters receded later in the evening.

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A woman reacts after a firefighter rescued her cat that was trapped inside a burning apartment complex in Woonsocket, RI.

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Family members of David Rutter react to news about the standoff he was involved in with police on Thursday at the intersection of Chester Hill Road and Blain Highway.

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A woman involved in a collision with a semi-trailer on North Bridge Street on Friday afternoon fills out paperwork from inside her car. No one was reported injured at the scene. 

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A member of the Smithfield Fire Department is silhouetted against a burning house that was purposefully set on fire for new recruits and other members of the department to get real experience putting out a large house fire.

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Medical staff wheel David Rutter onto a helicopter to be flown from the scene of a standoff to a hospital on Thursday. The standoff began when law enforcement officers came to his home after authorities spotted marijuana growing on the property from aerial surveillance.

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A firefighter works to put out a structure fire that destroyed an abandoned home at 47 Vincent Street on Saturday. 

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Jennifer Poulin, right, of Pawtucket is comforted by friends as she bids a final farewell to her brother, Massachusetts National Guardsman Spc. Dennis Poulin of Pawtucket. Specialist Poulin died after sustaining serious injuries when his armored vehicle rolled over while serving in Afghanistan.

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A woman reacts after firefighters rescued her dog that had been trapped inside a burning building in northern Rhode Island.

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A firefighter leans out of a smoking window in an apartment that was gutted by a house fire in Woonsocket. No fatalities were reported.

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A firefighter navigates his way through a maze of fire hoses in Woonsocket after the fire department responded to an apartment fire that destroyed the entire home.