The Vermont Cynic

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...

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