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Firefighter Treated for Smoke Inhalation After Bay Point Bedroom Fire

Sag Harbor, East Hampton, North Sea and Bridgehampton fire departments mobilize for fire at 21 Harbor Drive.

12:22 p.m.

A fire started in a bedroom of a ranch home at 21 Harbor Drive Monday morning, but was quickly put out, according to Sag Harbor Fire Chief Pete Garypie.

One firefighter was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation and released, the chief said. The home was unoccupied at the time and no injuries were reported, he said.

Garypie said the fire was reported at 10:33 a.m. and within five minutes of arrival the flames were "knocked down," though firefighters remained on scene for close to two hours.

The damage was contained to the bedroom, he said, and a Southampton Town fire marshal is on scene investigating the cause of the fire.

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A fire has been reported at 21 Harbor Drive, in the Bay Point section of Sag Harbor.

The call came at 10:33 a.m.

responded, and was called in to provide a rapid intervention team, in case a firefighter becomes trapped or endangered and needs to be rescued. sent an engine and is standing by for Sag Harbor.

Lynn Kaplan May 21, 2012 at 03:15 PM
Those houses are awfully close together...hope all is okay!
Johnny Messina May 21, 2012 at 04:18 PM
I just drove by and seemed to be under control.
sadie weinstein May 21, 2012 at 09:12 PM
east27 said it started in the bedroom at 10:30am???. How does a fire start in a bedroom?? The house was for rent for 55k. 75 firefighers came and one got hurt. I hope that if it was set, they find who did it quickly!
BONACKER May 22, 2012 at 12:26 AM
Probably started by an electric power plug, overheated with a spark.
FLAKEY May 22, 2012 at 01:41 AM
there was a bad storm as well maybe lightening?

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