Rather, Dr. Basson, a neurologist, and her husband, Geoffrey, a neuro-ophthalmologist, who make their primary home in Manhattan, came to see the charred remains of their beloved East End summer home that was destroyed by fire the day before.
“It’s the last thing in the world we expected, as you might imagine,” Dr. Basson said this week from her city apartment. “The house was totaled. We were out there on Saturday, and it’s an absolute wreck.”
The Southampton Town fire marshal’s office is still investigating the cause of the blaze that destroyed the home at 86 Tanager Lane in Water Mill early Friday morning, April 22, and resulted in a... more