Firefighters Battle Blaze At Apple Wild Farm In Bridgehampton

Firefighters overhaul the remains of a Bridgehampton at 52 Meadow Court off Scuttlehole Road. Michael Heller photos

Fire destroyed a building at Apple Wild Farm, a Bridgehampton horse farm, around noon on Wednesday.

Firefighters from Bridgehampton, Sag Harbor, Southampton and East Hampton began arriving at the scene shortly after noon to find an outbuilding nestled between horse barns fully engulfed in flames.

As thick black smoke rose over the barns, farmworkers tried to put the fire out with garden hoses to prevent it from spreading to nearby stables before fire trucks began arriving on Meadow Court, a cul de sac, just east of Mitchell Lane.

The Southampton Town fire marshal was investigating the cause.

Inside the barn at 52 Meadow Court off Scuttlehole Road.