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Fire at the Henry Flye Winter House

A fire destroyed the Henry Flye Winter House at The Lookout on Flye Point Road in Brooklin on January 2. The fire started when a heater was used to thaw frozen pipes, Brooklin Fire Department Assistant Chief Tom Morris said. A fire destroyed the Henry Flye Winter House at The Lookout on Flye Point Road in Brooklin on January 2. The fire started when a heater was used to thaw frozen pipes, Brooklin Fire Department Assistant Chief Tom Morris said.

Flames

Flames

Firefighters work to control flames that spread from inside the walls.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Heavy smoke

Heavy smoke

Heavy smoke made it difficult to see the flames inside, Brooklin Fire Department Assistant Chief Tom Morris said.

Photo by Anne Berleant

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Owner Butch Smith

Owner Butch Smith

Owner Butch Smith called in the fire and stayed on the scene.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Water

Water

After a 10,000 water tank stored at the Atlantic Boat Company was used up, firefighters wait for more.

Photo by Anne Berleant

Trail of ice

Trail of ice

With little left but the chimney, a firefighter at the Henry Flye Winter House leaves a trail of ice from over-spray as he helps to battle the fire in frigid temperatures.

Photo courtesy of Joe Lendvai

Firefighters

Firefighters

Firefighters from Sedgwick and Blue Hill work to spray foam on the fire in an attempt to extinguish flames.

Photo courtesy of Joe Lendvai