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Major fire at Cutchogue's Braun Seafood Co.

A major fire erupted at Cutchogue's Braun Seafood Co. shortly after 3 a.m. on Wednesday, forcing a section of Route 25 in Southold to be closed in both directions for hours, officials said.

The Cutchogue Fire Department and multiple East End
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

The Cutchogue Fire Department and multiple East End departments respond to the scene during a fire that broke out in the storage facility at Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue on June 12.

The Cutchogue Fire Department and multiple East End
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Firefighters at the scene of a blaze at Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue on June 12.

Cutchogue Fire Department and mulitple East End depts.
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Photos from the scene of the June 12 fire at Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue show smoke billowing around a building at the site, with parts collapsed, revealing debris and various pieces of equipment.

Firefighters at Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue on
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Multiple fire departments responded to the blaze at Cutchogue's Braun Seafood Co., officials said. The company has grown into an important regional source for fish and seafood since its founding in 1928.

Firefighters at Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue on
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Firefighters at the scene of a fire that broke out in the back storage facility at Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue on June 12.

Cutchogue Fire Department and mulitple East End depts.
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Multiple fire departments responded to the blaze at the Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue on June 12, officials said. 

Cutchogue Fire Department and mulitple East End depts.
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

A firefighter at the scene of the blaze at Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue on June 12. The store started out as an oyster-opening shop; after the 1938 hurricane destroyed Mattituck Inlet’s oyster beds, its owner, George Braun, and an associate, Jim Homan, switched to supplying fishermen with bait.

Cutchogue Fire Department and mulitple East End depts.
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

A firefighter at the scene of the blaze at the Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue on June 12. Route 25 was closed from Depot Lane to Cox Lane, the state transportation department said in an alert after 6 a.m. All lanes reopened by about 8:25 a.m.

Firefighters at Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue on
Photo Credit: Randee Daddona

Firefighters at Braun Seafood Co. in Cutchogue on Wednesday morning.

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