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No Caption Brush Fire by the railroad tracks

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local/photos Diane Bieniewicz, March 19

Riverhead Fire Department made a quick stop of a brush fire that broke out just south of the railroad tracks off Hubbard Avenue Tuesday evening, near Shade Tree Lane.

Firefighters were called to the scene at about 6 p.m. They got the fire knocked down quickly and were cleared from the scene at 6:33 p.m.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure fire at Hamilton Ave.

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local/photos Pete Blasl and Ex-Chief Steve Beal, February 12

Three people were injured in a house fire on Hamilton Avenue this afternoon. Two occupants of the home were transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment of minor injuries and a firefighter was treated at the scene.

The house at 475 Hamilton Avenue was severely damaged.

Smoke and flames were showing in the rear of the house when firefighters arrived on scene at about 12:23 p.m. They battled ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Heavy rescue Rt 58 traffic circle

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/photos by Ex-Chief Steve Beal, January 02

At 3:46 Am this morning Riverhead was dispatched to the Rt. 58 traffic circle for a vehicle into a tree. The responding units had to remove the driver and passenger door. Riverhead responded with all chiefs, 2 engines, 1 heavy rescue truck and fire police. Riverhead PD, Riverhead Volunteer ambulance and Manorville ambulance was on scene. All equipment was released around 4:45 AM.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Riverhead Fire Dept. assist Jamesport FD at Structure fire

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local, January 01

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a house on Pier Avenue. Police found the house engulfed when an officer arrived on scene at about 7:19 p.m., according to radio reports. All residents had safely evacuated the residence, the officer at the scene reported.
The house at 59 Pier Avenue backs up to a farm field and a firefighter reported “wind-driven issues all around the house.”
amesport Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Structure fire Hoop House

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Riverheadloacl/ photos by Peter Blasi, Ex Capt. Paul Sparrow, December 27

Riverhead firefighters responded to an alarm for a structure fire at a Roanoke Avenue farm at about 11:45 a.m. Thursday.

Straw stored inside a hoop house on the site was on fire, according to Riverhead police. The fire sent up a large plume of smoke that was visible from as far away as the L.I. Expressway.

Firefighters were able to quickly douse the smoky fire despite muddy conditions that made ... (Full Story & Photos)

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