RUTLAND, Vt. — Vermont police are investigating a fire at a vacant building as arson.

Rutland fire officials say they responded to a fire late Saturday and were able to stop the fire before it spread further into the building. WCAX-TV reports ( ) the city had recently taken ownership of the building, and damage was estimated at approximately $25,000.

Investigators say the fire was intentionally set. Authorities are asking anyone with information to contact them.

Information from: WCAX-TV,

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