Fire rips through Barre City home

Published: Sep. 7, 2020 at 1:03 AM EDT|Updated: Sep. 7, 2020 at 6:02 AM EDT
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BARRE CITY, Vt. (WCAX) - It took firefighters hours to put out a fire that ripped through a Barre City home Saturday.

The Barre City Fire Department says it happened on Brooklyn Street and started around 11:30 p.m. Saturday.

They say it looks like the fire started on the back porch and made its way to the roof.

Barre Town, Berlin, Williamstown, East Montpelier and Montpelier fire departments responded, fighting the flames until 5 a.m.

No one was injured, but the house sustained substantial damage. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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