Tag Archives: Fire

Fire guts historic building, businesses
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July 18, 2018

Fire guts historic building, businesses

WOODSTOCK—A family was displaced and multiple businesses were impacted by a fire on Central Street Monday, July 16.

The fire started around 3:30 a.m. and damaged the historic 55 Central St. building, which housed Pi Brick Oven Trattoria, The Collective art gallery, apartments and the…

Police investigate Rutland fire
Local News
July 11, 2018

Police investigate Rutland fire

RUTLAND—Police are investigating a structure fire that occured at 90 Strongs Avenue July 10, resulting in a complete loss.

Police said in a press release that the vacant home, belonging to Paul Arnado, was emitting flames around 2:30 a.m. July 10. Fire investigators later determined…

Local News
January 10, 2018

Man dies in six-alarm fire

By Evan Johnson

Poultney—A Poultney man was the only victim of a fire that occurred on the evening of Jan. 8 in Poultney.

At 2:49 p.m., the Poultney Fire Department received a report of a building on fire on Hampshire Hollow Road with a unresponsive…

New Killington fire station proposed
Local News
June 21, 2017

New Killington fire station proposed

Citizen committee selects top site after considering a dozen

By Polly Lynn Mikula

KILLINGTON—Do we really need a new fire station? Was the first question the Fire Department Facility Review Committee asked themselves when they formed in December 2014.

Two and a half years later,…

Rutland fire chief, city reach “separation agreement”
Local News
June 14, 2017

Rutland fire chief, city reach “separation agreement”

By Alan J. Keays, VTDigger

RUTLAND—Rutland City Fire Chief Michael Jones and the mayor reached an agreement that will see the chief depart his post at the end of this month.

Outgoing city Fire Chief Michael Jones will receive more than $35,000 as part of…

News Briefs
June 8, 2017

Red Cross assisting after two-house fire in Wallingford

WALLINGFORD—The American Red Cross responded to a home fire on Church St. in Wallingford Tuesday night, May 30, that displaced two adults and two cats.

Red Cross Disaster Action Team volunteers have met with the residents and have ensured everyone has a safe place to sleep and has food,…

“Fire” delivers sizzlin’ performance
Local News
May 3, 2017

“Fire” delivers sizzlin’ performance

Rutland City Fire Department,  GMP win first Lip Sync Battle

By Polly Lynn Mikula

UPDATE, MAY 10: The event raised over $16,000 for Wonderfeet Kid’s Museum.

On Saturday night, April 29, eight teams battled it out at the inaugural Lip Sync Battle at the Paramount Theatre…

State News
March 29, 2017

Fire Marshal’s report highlights fire damage and safety efforts

Vermont’s 232 fire departments responded to an average of 3,000 emergency calls per month in 2016, according to an annual report released by the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The report contains information from over 45,000 recorded emergency incidents. Those calls were not only…