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Burlington Fire Department sends firefighters to Texas

Burlington Fire Department sends firefighters to Texas

Caroline Derksen, Staff Writer

September 12, 2017

The Burlington Fire Department released a statement saying that they have sent three firefighters over to Texas to aid victims during the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. According to Steven Locke, the Fire Chief, they are expected to stay in Texas for approximately two weeks. “Vermont has never...

Historic artifacts escape Torrey Hall flames

Historic artifacts escape Torrey Hall flames

Lindsay Freed and Greta Bjornson

August 30, 2017

A fire broke out in Torrey Hall the morning of Aug. 3 while construction workers were renovating the building. The fire was started by workers who were soldering copper roofing tiles around the attic, said Steven Locke, chief engineer at the Burlington Fire Department. “[The workers] immediately saw...

Fire breaks out at historic campus building

Fire breaks out at historic campus building

Lindsay Freed, Staff Writer

August 3, 2017

A fire broke out in Torrey Hall at 8 a.m. today while construction workers were renovating the building. The fire was started by workers who were soldering copper roofing tiles, said Steven Locke, chief engineer at the Burlington Fire Department. “[The workers] immediately saw it, called us and...

Crime Log

Jill Vaglica

September 15, 2015

sept. 1 12:27 a.m. McCann Hall staff reported several people outside smoking marijuana by the picnic tables. When officers arrived at the scene, nobody was there. 3:40 a.m. A person had fallen from the third floor at a house by Colchester Avenue and Pearl Street. UVM police services responded to the inci...

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