Police Investigating Arson In Thetford

Thetford — Vermont State Police say they are investigating an early morning arson that destroyed a John Deere tractor on Rabbit Road yesterday.

Richard Towle found his bucket loader on fire around 6:30 a.m. and extinguished the flames before firefighters arrived, police said. The fire did $5,000 of damage, police said.

Investigators declared the fire an arson. Towle was not injured. Anyone with any information is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Potter at 802-229-9191.