Arson Squad investigating fire that damaged two abandoned homes in Greenport

Update (6 p.m.): The Suffolk County Police Arson Squad and Southold detectives are investigating a fire that damaged two abandoned houses in Greenport Friday morning.

Southold police said they received a report of thick black smoke coming from the area of Webb Street. Officers found an abandoned home at 324 Johnson Court to be fully engulfed in flames. The fire spread to the abandonded home at 320 Johnson Court as well as an abandoned camper vehicle on the property.

No injuries were reported.

Multiple East End fire departments responded to the fire around 8 a.m.

Firefighters from Greenport, Southold, East Marion and Cutchogue responded. The Southold Fire Department was placed on standby.

The aftermath of the fire Friday afternoon. (Credit: Keysha Terry)
Cutchogue firefighters assisted at the scene. (Credit: Steve Wick)