Size, location of the house presented challenges for firefighters, chiefs say
East Hampton Fire Department's 95-foot tower ladder truck helped firefighters to extinguished a fire at Ron Perelman's 15,000-square-foot house in East Hampton Village Friday night. Michael Heller photos

The scene that greeted emergency personnel as they arrived at the house at the Creeks Friday night.
Emergency workers have shut down Montauk Highway as firefighters battle a blaze at the Creeks.
Ron Perelman's house sits on nearly 60 acres on Georgica Pond. Firefighters are working to contain a fire that broke out Friday night.Doug Kuntz

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Sean P. Ludwick's mug shot in May of 2018 from the New York State Department of Corrections.

Andrew D. Hellman, 36, smiled for the photographer as he was led into East Hampton Justice Court earlier this month to face charges that included injuring a police officer. Durell Godfrey