Fri, Sep 6, 2013 12:43 PM
WEST PAWLET - On Sept. 2, at approx. 3:37 a.m., the West Pawlet
Fire Department responded to 3677 Vt. Route 153 in West Pawlet for
a reported residential structure fire. Upon their arrival, they
found a fully involved house fire, and the whereabouts of the
owner/occupants could not be determined. Mutual aid was requested
from area fire departments including: Pawlet, Granville, Middle
Granville, North Granville and Wells.
Fire Investigators from the Vermont State Police, as well as from
the Vermont Division of Fire Safety, were requested shortly
thereafter for assistance in the investigation.
The investigation revealed the cause of the fire to be
undetermined, but not considered suspicious. The residence was
found to be unoccupied at the time of the fire. Anyone with
information regarding the case is encouraged to contact Det. Sgt.
Sutton at (802) 773-9101 or the Vermont Arson Tip Award Program
(VATAP) at 1-800-32-ARSON.