L.J. Heming of Hampton Bays Remembers the 1995 Westhampton Wildfires - 27 East

L.J. Heming of Hampton Bays Remembers the 1995 Westhampton Wildfires

icon 4 Photos
LJ Heming and Katie Miller at the 1997 Fireman's Inspection Dinner for Coram Fire Department. Heming moved to the Coram Fire Department in 1997.

LJ Heming and Katie Miller at the 1997 Fireman's Inspection Dinner for Coram Fire Department. Heming moved to the Coram Fire Department in 1997.

LJ Heming in his turnout gear.

LJ Heming in his turnout gear. JULIA HEMING

LJ Heming in his turnout coat and helmet on the front porch of his home in Hampton Bays.

LJ Heming in his turnout coat and helmet on the front porch of his home in Hampton Bays. JULIA HEMING

Heming's quote

Heming's quote "It's like being in hell" made headlines around the country, this newspaper clipping is from The Daily News on August 26, 1995. JULIA HEMING

author on Aug 18, 2020
My father, Lawrence James Heming III, lovingly known by most as “L.J.,” sits on his bed in jeans and a T-shirt from his U.S. Navy Reserves unit in the Bronx,... more

You May Also Like:

East End Fund For Children Unites Nonprofits With Goal Of Helping Kids During Pandemic

Since the coronavirus pandemic began, charitable organizations across the East End have been in overdrive, ... 4 May 2021 by Cailin Riley

Southampton Town, Sag Harbor Village Cut A Deal To Allow Some Beach Access

Southampton Town and Sag Harbor Village have reached an agreement that will allow residents who ... by Stephen J. Kotz

Cops Called On Bay Street Protesters

Sag Harbor Village Police were called to Bay Street Theater at about 1 p.m. on ... by Stephen J. Kotz

South Fork Natural History Museum’s Young Environmentalists Society Allows Kids With A Love Of Nature To Thrive

For the past year, a dedicated group of preteens with a love for nature and ... by Cailin Riley

Larocca Will Challenge Mulcahy For Sag Harbor Mayor

Sag Harbor Village Trustee James Larocca on Monday said he would challenge incumbent Mayor Kathleen ... by Stephen J. Kotz

New Convenience Store Slated For 7-Eleven Space In Sag Harbor

A day after Sag Harbor’s 7-Eleven store closed its doors, signs announcing the arrival of ... 1 May 2021 by Stephen J. Kotz

It’s A Wrap: Sag Harbor 7-Eleven Closes

It’s fascinating just how much merchandise can be packed into a 7-Eleven store. Besides the ... 30 Apr 2021 by Stephen J. Kotz

Q&A: Village Police Reform Committee Member Sees Some Reasons For Optimism

To Willa Bernstein, a key to the guilty verdict in the Derek Chauvin case involved ... 28 Apr 2021 by Joseph Shaw

Sag Harbor Student Distributes Personalized Care Packages Benefiting Food Pantry

Over the past few months, Zoe McDonald started to notice something when she would listen ... by Cailin Riley

Baseball Returns To The Bridgehampton School

Infield chatter interspersed with the thwack of baseballs meeting wood bats and the thump of ... by Stephen J. Kotz
logo

Welcome to our new website!

To see what’s new, click “Start the Tour” to take a tour.

We welcome your feedback. Please click the
“contact/advertise” link in the menu bar to email us.

Start the Tour
Landscape view not supported
Send this to a friend