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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local/photos Pete Blasl, January 25

A fire at the Exxon gas station on Edwards Avenue in Calverton drew multiple fire departments to safely put it out Thursday afternoon.
The fire, which caused clouds of dark smoke to billow from the gas station’s mini-mart, apparently started in the food preparation area of the gas station’s Subway shortly before 4 p.m., according to an employee.
“I heard a ‘pop’, turned around and saw flames,” the ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Stuck in the mud

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local, January 24

Riverhead police, firefighters and EMS rescued a woman from a muddy farm field in Aquebogue this afternoon.
The woman was reportedly chasing a horse that got away off Church Lane shortly after 4 p.m. She pursued the horse into a farm field and became stuck in deep mud, the byproduct of today’s torrential downpours.
A passerby called 911. Police called the fire department as well as Riverhead Volunteer ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella, January 05

We just received a lot of snow. Please dig out the hydrant near your home.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Dumpster Fire

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Photos by Ex-Chief Steve Beal, January 03

At about 1830 Hrs. last night the Riverhead FD responded with over 30 members to Tanger for a dumpster fire. The first arriving unit, chief Brooks, found a fully involved compactor dumpster on fire. Chief Brooks requested that a brush truck to pull the dumpster away from the compactor, and pulled out the cardboard to get to the fire. Flanders FD was requested to stand by Riverhead’s headquarters. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local/photos Pete Blasl, December 27

Fire destroyed a home inside the Lakewood Mobile Home Park on River Road in Calverton this morning.

Firefighters were called to the scene of the working structure fire just before 11 a.m. Flames and smoke were spewing from the home when firefighters arrived on scene. The occupants of the home had evacuated from the burning structure.

Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps responded to treat the occupants ... (Full Story & Photos)

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