The cause of a lithium battery fire that set a container ablaze early Saturday at the South Burlington plant remains under investigation.
Still lacking state license, Brattleboro may spend more on EMS takeover plan￼
The town Selectboard is set to consider a $50,000 addendum just two weeks before it is scheduled to drop its 56-year contract with Windham County’s largest emergency medical service provider.
Quechee man’s charges from Hartford apartment fire include arson, burglary
Police say Ethan Lavoie set an apartment ablaze at the former Pleasant View Motel because he believed that the occupant robbed his fiancee of $100 during a drug sale.
Apartment building fire displaces 14 people in Hartford
The fire damaged three rooms of the former Pleasant View Motel, which had been converted into an 11-room efficiency complex. All residents have been forced to find alternative housing while the building is made suitable for habitation.
A preschooler saved his family from dying in a fire. Soon, they all may be camping for lack of another home.
Five-year-old Nolan Goodnow just received a national Youth Hero Award for waking his sleeping household during Brattleboro’s largest blaze of 2021. But without another place to stay, he and his parents, sister and grandmother may be living outside as of June 1.
Fire destroys home in Lunenburg; family escapes with minor injuries
The fire began Saturday at about 10 a.m. and its cause is still under investigation but is considered accidental. Police consider the home a total loss.
Fire kills at least 130 cows at Stowe dairy farm
“It was all gone before anybody knew it,” owner Paul Percy said of the cattle barn.
Fire destroys Sillycow Farms hot chocolate plant in Wells River
The fire involved between 40 to 50 firefighters from eight different companies and was among the biggest that the Newbury fire chief had ever seen.
Brattleboro preschooler saves family from perishing in total-loss fire
Four-year-old Nolan Goodnow is credited with waking his sleeping household so everyone could jump out of a second-floor window to escape the biggest blaze in Brattleboro this year.
Officials urge caution to prevent fires as dry conditions persist
For the last week, numerous fire departments helped fight a fire in Killington that spread across 30 acres on private property. Officials say the wildfire season started slightly earlier than normal this spring and is lasting longer than usual.
Essex Junction fire damages 24 vehicles, condominium
Once it was safe to examine the interior of the carport, authorities found that 24 vehicles had been damaged, and several destroyed. An adjacent condominium building had heat damage and broken windows.
Fire temporarily closes UVM buildings
Firefighters responded to a small chemical fire in a lab at UVM. The buildings were reopened shortly before 1 p.m.
Fire destroys Vermont Timber Works
Investigators say the fire began when discarded materials in a dumpster spontaneously combusted.
Business resumes at Hotel Vermont, but not Hen of the Wood, after nighttime fire
Hotel guests were able to return to their rooms, and business operations were back to normal just hours after a blaze that started in a restaurant duct system climbed up the building’s roof.