Firefighters busy in extreme cold; blaze destroys a Middlebury garage

No one was injured, but a fire near downtown Middlebury on Saturday morning destroyed a garage and brought out 38 firefighters from three area towns in sub-zero temperatures.

Firefighters save North Ferrisburgh building

21 firefighters from 6 departments fought a fire at the old woolen mill off Hollow Road late Wednesday night.

Firefighters rescue man from burning Route 7 home

Ferrisburgh firefighters save local man, but the house was likely destroyed in early morning blaze.

State police: Leicester house fire ruled suspicious

Vermont State Police are investigating a suspicious fire that damaged a home at 1691 Route 7 Sunday night.

Route 7 fire at New Haven apartments displaces four

No people were injured in the Monday morning blaze that drew firefighters from seven departments.

Big fire destroys Tarkey’s Lodge on Lake Dunmore

A fire consumed Tarkey’s Lodge near Lake Dunmore in Salisbury on Monday afternoon. No one was hurt in the five-alarm fire.

Granville, Hancock firefighters battle Rochester fire

Firefighters from Granville and Hancock were called to fight a major blaze that claimed a Rochester home just before New Year’s.

Vergennes car fire results in attempted murder charges

VERGENNES — Vergennes police on Wednesday arrested a 28-year-old New Jersey man on suspicion of attempted murder and arson following a pre-dawn fire at a duplex and nearby vehicles in the Booth Woods neighborhood in the city’s southern end. In Addison Sup … (read more)

Body of Shoreham man found after house fire

SHOREHAM — An 85-year-old man was found dead inside a Shoreham home that burned yesterday morning, according to Vermont State Police. On July 20, at approximately 8 a.m. a passing motorist heard a loud explosion and saw a fire at 138 Elmendorf Road in Sho … (read more)

UPDATED: Fire burns Tourterelle; historic Route 7 building is saved

Editor’s note: This story was updated on Thursday, June 25, to add in the GoFundMe campaign and other more up-to-date details. NEW HAVEN — A fire early this past Friday morning destroyed the kitchen and caused extensive smoke damage to Tourterelle, a prom … (read more)

Letter to the editor: Firefighters, alarm saved lives, home

Our heartfelt thanks to the firefighters of the Bristol Fire Department along with Lincoln, Monkton, and Starksboro fire departments and the Bristol Rescue Squad, who responded to our house fire last week. We were fortunate to have such well-trained and e … (read more)

Granville house fire claims a life

GRANVILLE — A Granville resident was killed in a house fire early Sunday morning. State police have not positively identified the remains of the victim. The Granville Fire Department reported that one resident of the home, 37-year-old Nathan Twitchell, wa … (read more)

Middlebury Police Log: Police respond to fire at homeless camp

MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police responded, along with Middlebury firefighters, to a reported fire at the banks of the Otter Creek near the Marble Works property off Maple Street on Monday, Aug. 26. Police said the fire damaged a homeless encampment. Police … (read more)

Bats return after fire destroys Salisbury habitat

SALISBURY — After a tremendous fire destroyed the Swamp Road covered bridge over Otter Creek on the Salisbury-Cornwall line on Sept. 10, 2016, naturalists feared that the large colony of little brown bats that made their home in the structure would disper … (read more)