Former Free Press Building Vandalized, Small Fire Set

By Joe Gullo

Published 03/07 2014 01:14PM

Updated 03/07 2014 01:16PM

BURLINGTON, Vt. - The former Burlington Free Press building was vandalized Thursday night. 

Police say the fire department discovered a small fire was set in an office on the third floor. The fire was extinguished from the building's sprinkler system. 

One firefighter sustained minor injuries. No other injuries were reported. 

Damages are estimated to be in excess of $40,000. 

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Arson Tip Line at 1-800-32-ARSON. 

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