Before a fire engine arrived, a firefighter wet down the house as best he could with a garden hose.

Jason Lee and his wife, Alicia, at the courthouse in Riverside on Monday T.E. McMorrow

The brush fire was reported in a field at 153 Little Noyac Path in Water Mill. Google Maps

Lieutenant Thomas Grenci Jr. has taken over as the East Hampton Town Police Department’s Montauk Precinct commander. He said he would welcome residents to visit him in his new office. Janis Hewitt