Electric lines to a house on Cranberry Hole Road, coming in from a street pole to the junction box, were cut sometime between Dec. 9 and Dec. 12, when a property manager reported the damage. Repairs were estimated at $4,000.
The fire that ripped through a section of Sag Harbor’s Main Street on Friday morning — the worst on the South Fork in 22 years — destroyed two buildings, including the Sag Harbor Cinema, badly damaged others, devastated businesses, and displaced two people from second-story apartments.
Despite reports that cigarettes were blame for the fire on Friday that destroyed several Main Street buildings in Sag Harbor, including the lobby of the Sag Harbor Cinema, fire investigators have yet to pinpoint a cause.
Fire commissioners were elected on Tuesday in four districts serving residents of the Town of East Hampton. In Montauk and Amagansett, where there were contested races, more people than usual turned out to vote.