Incident Summary:

01/01/2005: Joshua Hall set arson to the Burgess pulp mill, damaging logging equipment and an office trailer owned by T.R. Dillon Logging. There were no casualties reported in the incident, and the monetary extent of damage is unknown. Hall was later convicted in the incident, but the motivations are unclear.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:

New Hampshire


Location Details:
The incident occurred at the Burgess pulp mill

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Facility/Infrastructure Attack
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity T.R. Dillon Logging
Specific Description office trailer owned by T.R. Dillon Logging
Nationality of Target United States
Target Type: Business
Name of Entity Burgess pulp mill
Specific Description Burgess pulp mill
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Incendiary Arson/Fire
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Other Crime Type
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Carol Robidoux, "Another arson at NH logging site," The Union Leader, July 10, 2005.