Market landmark will be missed

Published 5:19 pm Friday, March 5, 2010

To the editor:

So sad to lose the Market to fire. It gave a touch of days gone by when we passed on the way to work at our business in Hampton.

Is anyone looking into the possibility of arson as a cause? There seems to have been an unusual number of fires on Route 17, especially in the area around Brewers Neck Blvd.

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Williams Auto burned before they built the new building, and I can think of at least three houses that have burned at that intersection, one very recently.

There have been other fires on Route 17, between there and Suffolk. I would be interested to know what caused them.