Crews Knock Out Fire in Unoccupied Charlotte Home

CHARLOTTE, Vt. - Neighbors called for help Sunday morning when they saw a nearby home on fire in Charlotte. 

Charlotte Fire responded to the fire on at an unoccupied home on Greenbrush Road around 9:40 Sunday morning.

"I was the first fire officer on scene next to the ambulance. We had heavy smoke pushing from the front of the building and also the rear of the building," Assistant Fire Chief Rob Mullin said. 

Fire officials say no flames were visible upon arrival. 

Mullin says the fire was contained to one bedroom, but there was still heavy fire and smoke damage throughout the home.

Mullin says the cause of the fire has yet to be determined.

Charlotte, Shelburne, Ferrisburgh, Vergennes, Monkton and Hinesburg fire departments responded. 

The New Hampshire / Vermont Region of the American Red Cross was also on scene to supply drinking water and snacks to first responders. 

 

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