At approximately 10:18 pm on September 19, 2017, crews from the Winooski Fire Department responded to a residential fire on North Street. Upon arrival, the first due Engine Company observed flames within a small entryway leading to a basement apartment. Firefighters conducted a prompt attack and were able to successfully extinguish the fire, preventing additional damage to the structure. The Winooski Fire Department was assisted by the Colchester Center Volunteer Firefighter Company, St. Michael’s College Fire and Rescue, and the Winooski Police Department. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, however, it is not considered suspicious at this time.
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