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Nov 17, 2011 7:35 AMPublication: The Southampton Press

UPDATE: Fire Marshal Says Sagaponack Garage Fire Does Not Appear Suspicious

Nov 21, 2011 2:27 PM

The Southampton Town fire marshal’s office is investigating the cause of a garage fire that broke out at a Sagaponack home early Thursday, November 17, although Fire Marshal Chris Hansen said on Friday morning that the blaze does not appear to be suspicious.

The approximately 25-foot-by-27-foot structure on Daniels Lane went up in flames at about 3 a.m. on Thursday. No injuries were reported.

Members of the Bridgehampton Fire Department responded to the alarm, and firefighters took about 90 minutes to extinguish the flames, Mr. Hansen said.

The fire likely started inside the structure, although the garage itself is still standing, according to Mr. Hansen. “There wasn’t a great deal of structural damage to it,” he said, adding that some wooden shutters that were still being finished, as well as the contents of the garage, were destroyed.

Crews from the Sag Harbor Fire Department stood by at the Bridgehampton Firehouse, Mr. Hansen said.

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It seems as though that there have been a lot of fires out here recently.
By loodecris (1), Wainscott on Nov 17, 11 8:30 AM
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End of season fire sale ? I especially like the one where the dogs started the fire , That was unique !
By Bill in Riverhead (190), Riverhead on Nov 17, 11 9:16 AM
you especially liked the fire set by the two dogs? Your an idiot.
By Bama-Slama (41), Hampton bays on Nov 17, 11 9:45 AM
Not the fire itself you idiot ! Just the chance circumstances that "sparked " this unusual event ! ( And it's you're , not your )
By Bill in Riverhead (190), Riverhead on Nov 17, 11 10:02 AM
Good to see the 27east readers can still find something to fight over in every article. See I missed nothing. SMH so ridiculous.
By MD (22), Southampton on Nov 17, 11 12:22 PM