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The Vermont Statutes Online

The Vermont Statutes Online have been updated to include the actions of the 2023 session of the General Assembly.

NOTE: The Vermont Statutes Online is an unofficial copy of the Vermont Statutes Annotated that is provided as a convenience.

Title 5 : Aeronautics and Surface Transportation Generally

Chapter 068 : Construction and Operation of the Road

Subchapter 007 : Operating Railroads

(Cite as: 5 V.S.A. § 3732)
  • § 3732. Damages for fire communicated by engine

    A person or corporation owning or operating a railroad shall be responsible in damages for injury to a building or other property caused by fire communicated by a locomotive engine on such road unless due caution and diligence are used and suitable expedients employed to prevent such injury. The person or corporation shall have an insurable interest in the property along its route and may procure insurance thereon.