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Police investigate suspicious Newport boathouse fire

Vermont State Police are investigating a suspicious boathouse fire.
Published: Dec. 15, 2021 at 10:42 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 16, 2021 at 8:28 AM EST
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NEWPORT CENTER, Vt. (WCAX) - Vermont state police are investigating a suspicious boathouse fire in Newport Center.

Police say around 8 a.m. Wednesday, they received calls about a structure fire on Lake Road.

Crews arrived to find the entire boathouse fully engulfed in flames. The building sustained severe fire, heat, smoke and water damage.

The cause of the fire is unknown but crews believe it may have been intentional.

The boathouse was empty and nobody was injured.

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