Dover Fire Chief Richard Werner said that there were no occupants in the building at the time.
was not at the building when he
said that his
alarm (which had alerted him remotely) was going off," said Werner
Firefighters walked around the building, said Werner
"Ben Pike saw fire coming from a gas line, and went to the tank and shut it off.
Two Green Mountain Power workers also came to the property and shut off power to the house.
The firefighters also saw smoke coming from one of the chimneys.
"It smelled like burning cardboard," said Werner
The concrete got very hot back there," said Werner
Werner complimented all the firefighters from all the crews for the work they did, including the assistant chief from Wardsboro who was the door man, the person who keeps track of all the people who have entered the building.
said that the fire did not appear to be suspicious, but the cause of the fire was not known.
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