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Sep 1, 2019 1:12 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

Emergency Crews Respond To Fire On Old Northwest Road In East Hampton

At 12:24 p.m. on Sunday, September 1st, 2019 members of the East Hampton Fire Department were called to extinguish a working deck fire at 225 Old Northwest Road. MICHAEL HELLER/EAST HAMPTON FIRE DEPARTMENT
Sep 1, 2019 2:57 PM

UPDATE: 2:43 p.m.

East Hampton firefighters saved two dogs from a burning residence on Old Northwest Road on Sunday. The residents were not home at the time of the fire.

The Road is back open.

ORIGINAL:

Emergency crews responded to a fire on Old Northwest Road near Northwest Road in East Hampton on Sunday.

East Hampton Village Police said the fire was reported at 12:27 p.m. and that the East Hampton Fire Department responded to the scene.

No other details were available.

Old Northwest Road is considered a secondary road, so impacts on Labor Day traffic should be minor, according to East Hampton Fire Department officials.

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Great job to the firefighters who saved the families dogs inside!
By CampHero (8), East Quogue on Sep 2, 19 5:37 PM
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They found the dogs by chance. Lucky, lucky dogs. The firefighters didn't know going in that any pets lived there, but they could have. Lots of pet supply websites sell big red stickers you can customize to alert emergency responders to the number and type of pets living in the house. We have one next to our front door and another on the back door. I learned a tough lesson years ago after leaving something on the stove for too long that dogs will hide in fear from smoke, which makes them harder ...more
By juliacmead (11), East Hampton on Sep 5, 19 11:34 AM