WEST RUTLAND - On Monday, July 1, at approximately 4:15 a.m.,
the West Rutland Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire at 435
Pleasant Street in West Rutland. The fire was eventually
extinguished but not before the vehicle and contents were
Damages are believed to be in excess of $4,000. Craig Wilkins,
age 29, and Alicia Roby, age 28, own the vehicle.
No injuries were reported as a result of the fire.
The West Rutland Fire Department contacted the Vermont State
Police Fire Investigation Unit. Detectives from the unit, as well
as an accelerant detection K9 were assigned the investigation.
Subsequent investigation revealed the fire was intentionally
Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call the
Arson Tip Line at 1-800-32-ARSON or the Rutland State Police
barracks at (802) 773-9101. (There is up to a $5,000 reward for
information resulting in an arrest.)