When that fire whistle blows, everyone thinks the same thing: I hope it's not the big one. Whether you are a volunteer firefighter or EMT, the fire department chaplain, a police officer, or just somebody who knows what that high pitched sound is for, you start hoping everyone gets back to the firehouse safe and sound.
There's been a lot of fires recently. First, the fire that destroyed , then a at homes, one of which , and last week a that was believed to have been . Then last night, five firefighters were treated for noxious fumes inhalation after a .
Do all these bad fires remind you of ones we tried to forget? So many of our readers have a great institutional knowledge of East Hampton's history. Do you remember the Belle Estate fire? Share your stories about great saves on behalf of the fire departments, too.