• Prosecutors want to fine 2 firefighters
    The Associated Press | October 04,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    BENNINGTON - The state says it plans to fine two Bennington Rural firefighters for their part in lighting a camper on fire.

    Both were at an annual "Mudder's day" mud-bogging event in May. In the finale, a camper was set on fire while a vehicle drove through it. It was seen on YouTube, where members of the department could be seen putting out the fire.

    The firefighters, 28-year-old Ryan Nystrom and 35-year-old Roger Hughes, told the Bennington Banner they were the ones who set the fire, believing any permits necessary were in place.

    They were among 15 firefighters who were temporarily suspended from the department because they didn't have the proper permits.
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN This Just In
    KILLINGTON Police are waiting for the results of an autopsy of a 30-year-old woman who was... Full Story
    Rutland's application to become a resettlement site for up to 100 Syrian refugees has... Full Story
    ARLINGTON The Otter Valley boys soccer team earned its second win over Springfield in four days... Full Story
    More Articles
  •