Incident Summary:

07/08/2005: Unknown perpetrator(s) set arson to logging equipment owned by T.R. Dillon Logging in Success, New Hampshire in the United States, causing $500,000 in damages. There were no casualties in the incident. It was unclear whether this was an act against logging or if it was committed by local environmentalists or merely vandals. Three vehicles, an all-wheel drive plow truck, a brand new 18-wheel tractor-trailer and an excavator, were engulfed in flames when the fire department responded to the incident.



United States

North America

region/u.s. state:

New Hampshire

Near Berlin

Location Details:
in Success, NH

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 three logging vehicles owned by T.R. Dillon Logging in Success, NH
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $500,000.00
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
Additional Information This was not the first time T.R. Dillon logging was targeted by arsonists. There was another incident on New Year's Day of the same year.
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.
"USAT States Pages," Associated Press, July 10, 2005.