Two set fire to Vermont home to ward off bear

Posted at: 06/19/2014 9:08 AM
By: WNYT Staff

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MILTON, Vt. - Two people reported a fire in Milton, Vermont and tell police they set the fire to ward off a bear attack.

The Burlington Free Press reports the pair got back home and reported the bear attack and the fire.

They were taken to the hospital with unknown injuries and the fire was put out.

Vermont Fish and Wildlife Service says they're searching for the bear.