4 fire departments respond to resort fire; 1 firefighter treated for chest pains

About 75 firefighters battled the oceanfront resort fire


By Taylor K. Vecsey
The East Hampton Patch

EAST HAMPTON, N.Y. — Though firefighters made a quick stop on the fire at the Sea Crest oceanfront resort in Amagansett on Wednesday morning, flames heavily damaged four condos on the first and second floors, according to Amagansett Fire Department Chief PJ Cantwell.

One firefighter, a volunteer with the Montauk Fire Department, complained of chest pains and was transportedat to Southampton Hospital, at about 8 a.m., Cantwell said.

Montauk's Second Assistant Chief Dutch Riege, who was one of the first on scene at the fire, said the firefighter was stabalized and transported to Stony Brook University Medical Center.

Full story: Update: Fire damages at least 4 condos at Sea Crest

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