East Hampton Village fire officials are investigating the cause of a fire that broke out at billionaire Ron Perelman’s home Friday night, authorities said Saturday.
“The fire destroyed the attic, parts of the roof and caused damage to a number of rooms throughout the top floor” of the main residence on the famous estate known as The Creeks, East Hampton police said in a news release Saturday. No injuries were reported, police said.
Police said security staff at the house discovered the fire in the attic after alarms went off. The cause of the fire is under investigation but it is not believed to be suspicious, police said in the news release.
Seven fire departments battled the blaze, which started just before 10 p.m. at the Montauk Highway property, according to East Hampton police and the Suffolk County Fire Rescue and Emergency Services department.
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Blaze Causes Extensive Damage to Billionaire’s NY Home