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Investigators seek info on Fair Haven fire

FAIR HAVEN—Investigators are looking into a fire that occurred at an unoccupied building in Fair Haven early Sunday morning, Feb. 5.
Firefighters with the Fair Haven Volunteer Fire Department were notified at approximately 1:15  a.m. of a structure fire at 8 Union Street in Fair Haven, Vt.. Upon arrival, the fire department discovered the unoccupied residence had heavy fire throughout the second floor. The fire department successfully kept the fire from spreading to neighboring structures. No injuries were reported in relation to this incident. The roof and second floor subsequently fell into the first floor and the structure is considered a total loss.
The building did not have power and the fire department subsequently contacted the  state police fire and explosion Investigation Unit to investigate.  A member of the unit in conjunction with the Division of Fire Safety later responded to the scene to perform an origin and cause investigation. The cause of this fire is under investigation. Anyone with information about this matter is asked to contact the Vermont State Police at 802-524-5993.

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