Glencove Long Island, NY Rossiter House Fire, Jan 1911


Costly Summer House at Red Spring, L. I., Destroyed by Fire.

Special to The New York Times.

GLENCOVE, L. I., Jan. 13.---The handsome Summer home of A. W. Rossiter at Red Spring was destroyed by fire this evening. The fire was discovered by the caretaker, Patrick Seicglock. He lives in the garage not far from the house, and was aroused by hearing the burglar alarm ringing. Upon investigation he found the second floor of the house in flames.

The Glencove firemen were summoned and soon arrived. They were unable to save the building because of the low water pressure. The loss will probably be between $25,000 and $30,000, and is thought to have been covered by insurance. The Rossiters are at their Winter home, 255 West Seventy-second Street, New York. It is believed the fire was due to a defective electric light wire.

The New York Times, New York, NY 14 Jan 1911