Newport Fire 

Fire crews responded to a structure fire on Elm Street in Newport Tuesday morning.Firefighter Michael Thompson says when they arrived on scene smoke was coming from the front and right side of the building.The building was home to D.C.’s Bar and Grill.Thompson says about 5 surrounding towns were called in to assist.He says they did have some challenges battling the flames.”Heavy fire and smoke were present upon our arrival so it was tough to get in and see where the root cause of the fire was. Right now we’re still in operation mode getting some spot fires out.”The Fire Marshal’s Office has been called in to investigate.