Narragansett Beach Reopens Following Mysterious Blast

Jul 13, 2015

Salty Brine Beach in Narragansett has reopened following a blast that occurred over the weekend. The event injured a 60-year beach goer, who has thrown by the blast into a rocky jetty. The woman sustained fractured ribs, and has been released from the hospital.

State police say they’ve found no evidence of a explosive device or gas line. The agency closed the beach Saturday. Along with the state police, the fire marshal and the Department of Environmental Management also took part in investigations.

DEM director Janet Coit said the beach has been deemed safe. The state fire marshal is investigating possible seismic activity.

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