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June 24, 2017

PRESS RELEASE

STATE OF VERMONT
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
VERMONT STATE POLICE
PRESS RELEASE

CASE#:  17A403305

TROOPER:  Detective Sergeant John MacCallum, Detective Sergeant Thomas Williams, Detective Sergeant Steve Otis and Division of Fire Safety Assistant Fire Marshal Paul Cerutti.

STATION:  St. Albans

CONTACT#:  802-524-5993

DATE/TIME:  June 24, 2017 at approximately 7:41 AM
LOCATION:  739 VT Route 113, West Fairlee, VT
VIOLATION:  Fire of an occupied residence

ACCUSED:  N/A
AGE:  N/A
CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE:  N/A

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: 

On Saturday, 6/24/17, at approximately 7:41 AM the West Fairlee Volunteer Fire Department was notified of a structure fire at 739 VT Route 113 in West Fairlee.  Upon arrival, the fire department found the mobile home had fire inside and extinguished it.  There were no reported injuries and the home is a total loss. 

The Vermont State Police Fire Investigation Unit was requested to assist with an origin and cause investigation, so detectives responded to the scene, along with an investigator from the Division of Fire Safety. 

The cause of the fire is under investigation.  Anyone with information about this matter is asked to contact Vermont State Police at 802-524-5993 or the Vermont Arson Tip Award Program at 1-800-32-ARSON.  The Vermont Arson Tip Award Program offers an award of up to $5000.00 for information, which leads to the arrest of the person(s) involved in an arson. 

COURT ACTION:  N/A
COURT DATE/TIME:  N/A
COURT:  N/A
LODGED:  N/A  LOCATION:  N/A
BAIL:  N/A
MUG SHOT:  N/A


Detective Sergeant John MacCallum
Fire Investigation Unit
Vermont State Police – St. Albans Barracks
140 Fisher Pond Road
St. Albans, VT 05478
Phone: (802) 524-5993
Fax:  (802) 527-1150