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Cutchogue FD responds to grass fire on road median

Firefighters from the Cutchogue Fire Department quickly extinguished a small grass fire on Route 48 in Cutchogue. Photo: Katharine Schroeder

The Cutchogue Fire Department and the Southold Town Police Department responded to a small grass fire on the median of Route 48, just east of Alvah’s Lane in Cutchogue at around 1:30 this afternoon.

According to First Assistant Chief William Burns, the fire was extinguished quickly and the road was not closed off. He said that the fire could have been caused by a number of things, including someone tossing a cigarette out a car window.



Katharine Schroeder
Katharine is a writer and photographer who has lived on the North Fork for nearly 40 years, except for three-plus years in Hong Kong a decade ago, working for the actor Jackie Chan. She lives in Cutchogue. Email Katharine