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Brush/structure fire in Proctor

On March18 at approximately 5:15 p.m. the Proctor Fire Department, along with support from several other area agencies, responded to a reported brush fire at 41 Patch Street in Proctor, Vt. Upon arrival they found several small brush fires and also found the interior of the residence to be on fire as well. They were able to quickly suppress the fires and preserve the scene. A request was subsequently made for investigators from the State Police Fire Investigation Unit. Information at the scene indicated that persons were reported running away from the scene.

Investigators from the Fire Investigation Unit responded to the scene. Troopers from the Rutland barracks also responded to the scene. Investigation at the scene did not locate any immediate suspects. Investigation of the fire scene showed the fire to the brush and to the residence were intentionally set. Damage to the residence was minimal and was estimated to be under $2500. This property is currently under foreclosure and owned by BAC Inc.

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