Vt. State Police - 8:10 pm Tue Jun 10th, 2014
On 6/10/14 at approximately 1350 hours the Northfield Fire Department responded to a fire at 586 Rt. 12 in Northfield. The fire was reported by a resident of the large, multi-unit apartment building.
Upon their arrival the fire department found fire in the rear of the residence that had also extended into the attic and roof area. The fire department was able to save the structure. Mutual aid fire departments that assisted included Berlin, Barre Town, East Montpelier, Plainfield, Moretown, Williamstown, Barre City, Montpelier, Roxbury, Middlesex, Worcester, East Randolph, Waterbury, and Brookfield.
All occupants in the structure were able to escape without injury. Damages are estimated to be approximately $100,000.00.
The Northfield Fire Department contacted the Vermont State Police and requested an origin and cause fire investigation be conducted. A Detective from the State Police Fire Investigation Unit and an Investigator with the Division of Fire Safety responded to the scene on 6/10/14. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, however, not considered suspicious.
Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call the Arson Tip Line at 1-800-32-ARSON (There is up to a $5,000.00 reward for information resulting in an arrest) or the Vermont State Police.
COURT ACTION: N/A
LODGED - LOCATION:
Detective Sergeant Maurice Lamothe
Fire Investigation Unit
Vermont State Police
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TROOPER: Det. Sgt. Maurice Lamothe / DFS Investigator Paul Cerutti
DATE/TIME: 6/10/14 at approximately 1350 hours
LOCATION: 586 Rt. 12, Northfield, VT.
Owner: Martin and Kim Daniels
East Randolph, VT 05041 (Set as Local)
Plainfield, VT 05650 (Set as Local)
Berlin, VT 05602 (Set as Local)
Middlesex, VT 05602 (Set as Local)
Worcester, VT 05682 (Set as Local)
Brookfield, VT 05036 (Set as Local)
Northfield, VT 05663 (Set as Local)
Roxbury, VT 05669 (Set as Local)
East Montpelier, VT 05651 (Set as Local)
Waterbury, VT 05676 (Set as Local)
Williamstown, VT 05679 (Set as Local)
Montpelier, VT 05602 (Set as Local)
Barre, VT 05641 (Set as Local)
Moretown, VT 05660 (Set as Local)