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Man Accused of Intentionally Setting His Home on Fire
By Joe Gullo
BRANDON, Vt. - A man is accused of intentionally setting his home on fire.
A press release says on Monday morning fire crews responded to a fire at a residence on Carver Street in Brandon. Firefighters were able to put the fire out at the residence.
Police say this was the second fire at the home in a 24 hour period. Crews responded to a small fire in the basement on Sunday.
Detectives met with the homeowners, 33-year-old Ethan McArdle and Rebecca McArdle. Ethan was arrested Monday evening and charged with first degree arson and reckless endangerment.
Ethan is due in court in June.
Anyone with any further information on this fire is encouraged to contact Det. Sgt. Sutton at the Vermont State Police – Rutland at (802)-773-9101 or the Vermont Arson Tip Award Program at 1-800-32-ARSON.