A fire swept through Cherry Grove, the LGBT center of Fire Island, and damaged multiple buildings. The early-morning fire began at 1:30 A.M. at the intersection of Bayview Walk and Holly Walk. Among the buildings reportedly lost was The Grove Hotel, the largest hotel and home to the Miss Fire Island Pageant, the Ice Palace, homes, and a section of the boardwalk. [Metro]
We’ll keep you updated when we know exactly what kind of damage was done.