Man Arrested for Trying to Hit Wells River, VT, Firefighters with Stick

May 16, 2024
Firefighters were attempting to put out a fire when the homeowner came after them.

A homeowner was arrested after he tried to hit firefighters with a stick.

Wells River firefighters came under attack by Edward Rose, 33, while they were trying to put out a fire at his home Tuesday. 

He was arrested and cited for assaullt on a protected professional. He is due in court next month, according to My Champlain Valley. 

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