Police: Essex Junction fire was arson

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ESSEX JUNCTION, Vt. (WCAX) Police say a house fire in Essex Junction Wednesday morning was arson.

It happened on Center Road near the Price Chopper at about 5:30 a.m.

At least three people were inside when the fire broke out and all of them got out safely.

Wednesday afternoon, police said the fire was set intentionally. They did not say whether they have any suspects. They are asking anyone with information to contact them.

Crews shut down Route 15 during the fire but the road has since reopened.