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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Photos by Steve Beal, November 17

On November 13, 2018 the Riverhead Fire Dept. was dispatched to Witt La. in Aquebogue at 2:08 AM for a structure fire. A fully involved trailer with fire was found upon the arrival of the first Chief. All occupants were saved but the family pet did not make it. Riverhead responded with 4 engines, 1 tanker and 2 support vehicles. Riverhead Ambulance stood by the at the scene in case of any injuries. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Trailer fire

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/ Denise Civiletti/photos by Peter Blasl, October 24

An overnight blaze at a trailer off Harrison Avenue left a family with four young children homeless.

Riverhead firefighters responding to a report of a stove fire at about 1:30 a.m. found a working fire in the trailer at 759-E Harrison Avenue, Riverhead Fire Chief Peter Jackman said this morning.

“When Chief Hartmann and I pulled up, there was fire everywhere,” Jackman said.

Riverhead Police had ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/photos by Ex-Chief Steve Beal and Ex-Chief Brooks, June 28

Riverhead FD probie training tonight on Heavy Rescue at our training center on Northville Tpke.... (Full Story & Photos)

Riverhead firefighters make quick stop of basement fire on Middle Road

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local/photos Pete Blasl, June 06

Riverhead firefighters made a quick stop of a fire in a Middle Road home this afternoon.

The fire started in the basement of the home at 425 Middle Road, east of Ostrander Avenue. It was reported at about 12:20 p.m. and brought under control within about 20 minutes.

There were two occupants in the dwelling at the time of the incident. Both evacuated the house without injury, Riverhead Third Assistant ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local/photos Thomas Lambui, March 04

A fast-moving fire destroyed a home in the Lakewood mobile home park on River Road in Calverton this afternoon.

The elderly female resident had evacuated the home prior to the Riverhead Fire Department’s arrival and was uninjured, Riverhead Fire Chief Kevin Brooks said.

The Riverhead Town fire marshal is investigating the cause of the blaze.

“When I got there the fire had already gone through the ... (Full Story & Photos)


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