NEWPORT, Vt. (AP) - Vermont State Police say they are investigating a suspicious fire that destroyed a home in Newport Center.
Border patrol agents spotted the fire from afar and alerted firefighters who responded shortly after midnight on Wednesday.
No one was home at the time.
The cause of the fire is undetermined but police consider it to be suspicious and are investigating.
Police say the home valued at $220,000 is considered a total loss.
Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.