Police Make Arrest in Dummerston Church Fire

By Joe Gullo

Published 09/03 2014 05:48PM

Updated 09/03 2014 05:50PM

DUMMERSTON, Vt. - Vermont State Police make an arrest in a fire they say was set intentionally Monday night at the Congregational Church United Church of Christ.

Police arrested and charged Dakota Thomas, 19, of Dummerston, Vt., with 2nd degree arson.

Thomas is scheduled to appear in Brattleboro Superior Court on October 14.

Damage to the church is estimated to be about $25,000. No one was in the building at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported.

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