East Hampton Opens Shelter in Montauk

HURRICANE IRENE EVACUATION SHELTERS

Town Shelters open at 10AM East Hampton High School Long Lane one mile north of the East Hampton train station where Newtown Lane curves into Long Lane

Montauk Playhouse Community Center Flamingo Rd. Montauk Next to Montauk Fire House

Eastern pets welcome at Montauk Playhouse -- please call animal control first - 324-0085

Western pets (for people going to High School) we will have their pets transported to ARF

Fire Departments in East Hampton Town were going door-to-door in low-lying coastal areas Saturday morning alerting residents to a voluntary evacuation alert.

Town and ocean beaches were closed by police to prevent onlookers from getting too close to the dangerous surf.