Smoldering A Vermillion firefighter views the smoldering remains of a trailer home A Vermillion firefighter views the smoldering remains of a trailer home owned by Derrick Petersen, 919 W. Chestnut Street. The Vermillion Fire Department was called to the scene Friday afternoon, but could do little to save the structure. "The east of the trailer was fully involved when we arrived," Fire Chief Doug Brunick said. As of Wednesday, a cause of blaze had yet to be determined. "It's still under investigation by the Vermillion Police Department and the Vermillion Fire Department," Brunick said.