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September 18, 2016

Press Release-Car Fire-I91 Barnet

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

               

CASE#: 16B103734

TROOPER: David Upson                                

STATION: St. Johnsbury                     

CONTACT#: 802-748-3111

 

DATE/TIME: 09/18/2016 @ 1615 hours

LOCATION: I 91 Northbound at MM 119.8 (Barnet)

 

Owner: Rene Blais

AGE:60

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Ascot Corner, Quebec

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: On 09/16/2016 at approximately 1615 hours, State Police along with the Barnet Fire Department responded to a report of a Recreational Vehicle (RV) that was on fire at mile marker 119.8 Northbound on Interstate 91 in Barnet, VT. When the fire department arrived, the RV was fully engulfed and traffic on interstate 91 northbound was temporarily stopped. After approximately 10 minutes, crews had the fire out and traffic was again

flowing in one lane. Fire crews remained on scene until the vehicle was removed. The RV was a total loss. No injuries were reported.   

 

COURT ACTION: No

 

 

Trooper David Upson

Vermont State Police

St. Johnsbury Barracks

“B” Troop

Main # 802.748.3111

Fax # 802.748.1585