Ellen Komosinski, second from right, deputy chief of the Suffolk County Regional Emergency Services Council, presented awards to, from left, Edmund Downes, Mark Poitras, and Debbie O’Brien of the Sag Harbor Volunteer Ambulance Corps. Sag Harbor Ambulance

A house on Deer Path, Springs, in a heavily wooded area, was destroyed by fire on Tuesday afternoon, but things could have been worse had the firefighters not contained it as quickly as they did, a town fire marshal said. Michael Heller
The Sag Harbor Fire Department called in a ladder truck and a rapid intervention team from East Hampton to help fight a fire in the ductwork at 126 Main Street. Michael Heller

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