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Alleged Firefighter Attacker Free On Bond
Thursday Jun 12, 2014 6:18am
Coldwater, MI

By: Jim Measel

(COLDWATER) - A man who has been charged in connection with an alleged attack on Bronson's Assistant Fire Chief is free on bond after being arraigned in Branch County District Court on Wednesday. The Branch County Sheriffs Department reports 28-year-old Aaron Jeffrey Vanvorst was booked on a charge of Assault on a Public Official after Bronson Assistant Chief Ken Stutzman was allegedly assaulted when he arrived at a house fire in Matteson Township on Tuesday afternoon.

A Sheriffs Department spokesperson says the alleged assault took place because Vanvorst apparently thought firefighters were slow responding and were not acting quick enough. A Consumers Energy lineman was allegedly attacked as well.

Stutzman was treated by LifeCare Ambulance paramedics at the scene. Bronson Fire Chief Brent Wilber says the blaze at 1272 Wattles Road caused about $210,000 worth of damage. The two story farm house is owned by Vanvorst's parents Jeff and Gayle VanVorst. The cause of the blaze was not considered suspicious.

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