VSP Press Release - Investigation into Double Fatal Fire in Dummerston, VT
STATE OF VERMONT , DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY, VERMONT STATE POLICE
Investigation into Double Fatal Fire in Dummerston, VT
Det. Sgt. JP Schmidt, VSP - TROOP D BCI, 802 875-2112
Dummerston, VT - 1/6/14 - At approximately 5:00AM on January 6, 2014, Keene Mutual Aid contacted the Vermont State Police requesting a fire investigation at a residence located at 420 School House Road in Dummerston. The fire was initially reported at 4:41AM and fire personnel from the Putney, Guilford, Brattleboro, and West Dummerston Fire Departments responded immediately to the incident. The fire destroyed the residence, however firefighters were able to contain the fire; thereby preventing damage to the surrounding residences.
Archer Mayor will be present and discuss his latest Joe Gunther mystery novel "Three can keep a Secret" on Monday Nov. 18th, at 7 PM at the Dummerston Community Center.
Autographed new and recent novels will be available for purchase, to benefit the Dummerston Community Center operating and maintenance expenses. The Community Center is located at 150 West Street in West Dummerston Village, and is Handicap accessible.
Dummerston Cares will present the program "Dairy Nutrition" with Amy Fletcher, Nutritionist.
Monday, Nov.18th, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The program and light luncheon will be held at the Dummerston Community Center located at 150 West Street, in the West Dummerston Village. Amy will present a short Power Point presentation and a brief talk on nutritious dairy products, followed by general participation and conversation.
A Baked Bean & Ham supper will be held on Saturday Oct. 26th from 5-7p.m. at the Evening Star Grange in Dummerston Center.
Delicious baked beans, baked ham, (hot dogs if preferred) with tasty scalloped potatoes, coleslaw, marinated carrots, and rolls. Yummy gingerbread with real whipped cream for dessert.
Tickets are $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 5-12 years old.
Take-out is available. Call 254-1138 between 5-7 p.m. on the 26th to order.
The Dummerston Community Center will hold a tag/rummage sale on Saturday, August 10th, from 9-noon.
Items for sale include clothing, furniture, games, books, toys, kitchenware and much more.
Coffee and Lester's donuts will also be for sale.
The sale will benefit the Dummerston Community Center's operating and maintenance costs.
For more information call Jean @ 254-9212 or Ann @ 254-2415.
The power at our world headquarters on Cedar Street was knocked out for a short while today, but a problem said to be at the Dummerston substation has kept over 1,700 without power in Dummerston this afternoon. Green Mountain Power has the outage listed and is working on restoration of services.
WCAX is reporting that box truck shattered a cross beam and tore trim off of the covered bridge over the West River at Dummerston.
Police are looking for the driver of the truck, according to the report. The bridge is said to be safe for travel, despite the damage.
Do to a technical problem, BCTV was forced to reschedule the regular play-out of the Dummerston Selectboard meeting from February 27, 2013. The issue has been resolved, and the meeting can be seen this evening on BCTV channel 10 at 6:15 pm.