MIDDLESEX, Vt. -
Police are investigating an arson in Middlesex.
The fire broke out early Sunday morning at the commercial building which houses the Red Hen Bakery and Nutty Steph's Chocolates, among other businesses. Officials say an employee at the bakery called 911 after smoke alarms went off. Fire crews located the blaze inside a part of the building that is under construction. They were able to extinguish the fire and save the building. Damage is estimated in excess of $10,000. Investigators say the fire was intentionally set and are asking the public to call the arson tip line (1-800-32-ARSON) if they have any information.