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John Abercrombie’s Home Burns Down

According to a report in New York’s Journal News, jazz guitarist John Abercrombie’s Putnam Valley, N.Y. home was left inhabitable on Dec. 7 after a fire. Luckily, Abercrombie (pictured) and his family didn’t sustain any injuries as a result of the blaze. A number of Abercrombie’s guitars were burned, however.

The fire broke out sometime after noon and was in full effect by 12:45 p.m., when firefighters arrived at the scene. A team of 50 firefighters got the fire under control and extinguished within 45 minutes. Authorities began an investigation into the fire’s cause, but arson isn’t suspected.

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