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Arson Suspected In Fire At Historic Sagaponack House; Police Searching For Unknown Man

A fire that destroyed a historic house in Sagaponack early Monday morning is now believed by investigators to have been an act of arson. Southampton Town Police are reportedly trying to identify a man seen near the scene of the blaze shortly after the first firefighters arrived.
A gas can and gasoline-soaked rags were found in a cemetery on Sagg Main Street, directly across from the house, and were pointed out to police, according to firemen who were at the scene. The cemetery was cordoned off with police tape later on Monday morning and the gas can was visible still resting in the cemetery grass. Read Story

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