The Westhampton Beach Fire Department responded to a call for a structure fire at a beachfront residence in the 500 block of Dune Road. Captain Dave Slover, reported extremely heavy smoke conditions and visible fire on the ground level in the northeast corner. The crew of Engine 7-8-1was able to contain the fire to a ground level storage/utility room and a first-floor bathroom and bedroom. Firefighters on other responding vehicles assisted in opening. Westhampton Beach Fire Police closed Dune Road for most of the incident and also assisted firefighters in replacing their air tanks. Also responding were Eastport, Quogue, East Moriches, East Quogue (standby), the Westhampton War Memorial Ambulance and the East Moriches Ambulance and police from the Southampton Town, Westhampton Village, and Westhampton Dunes.
– Fire News photos by John Neely