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  • At the guest house of the art dealer Larry Gagosian, 424 Further Lane in Amagansett, a fire began on May 21 after a landscaper used a propane torch to burn weeds — a common practice, said Tom Baker, an East Hampton Town fire marshal.

    Mr. Baker surmised that dry leaves between the Belgian-block driveway and the guest house had smoldered and caught fire, which worked its way into the frame of the house and started to burn the wood.

  • Services for Tyler Valcich, who died on Monday at the age of 20, will begin on Sunday.
  • The Springs Fire Department responded a vehicle fire, which turned out to be a camper on fire, on Wednesday morning.
  • The Medevac helicopter was called in after a motorcycle accident in Montauk on Monday evening.
  • Former C.I.A. director Gen. Michael Hayden and Chris Cuomo, a CNN news anchor and brother of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, are taking part in Memorial Day observances around the South Fork on Monday.
  • An Isuzu box truck struck the overpass on Accabonac Road in East Hampton, less than 24 hours after the Long Island Rail Road repaired damages from a truck strike at the North Main Street bridge.
  • With just days until the Memorial Day weekend, the Long Island Rail Road worked furiously to repair damage to an overpass in East Hampton after a garbage truck slammed into it on Tuesday morning, disrupting service any farther east for 32 hours.
  • In Bridgehampton, one of the two districts on the South Fork seeking to pierce the tax cap, voters said no to a $12.3 million spending plan that carried an 8.8-percent increase in the tax levy for the 2014-15 school year.
  • A short circuit in underground electrical wires caused a brush fire and then a fire in a below-grade generator at a Sagaponack house on Monday afternoon.
  •     A garbage truck slammed into the North Main Street railroad overpass in East Hampton Village on Tuesday morning, shutting down train service east of Bridgehampton. Work to repair the bridge was still underway at press time on Wednesday, as Memorial Day weekend and increased demand for train service fast approach­ed.

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