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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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Structure fire

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Pete Blasi Riverheadlocal, December 16

Riverhead firefighters made a quick stop of a house fire on Brown Street in Riverside this afternoon.

Firefighters responded to the two o’clock alarm at a single-family home off Old Quogue Road.

All occupants were safely out of the home, according to Southampton Town Police at the scene.

The Southampton Town fire marshal is investigating. Flanders Fire Department stood by at Riverhead’s headquarters.... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption Man rescued from trench collapse at construction site off Doctors Path

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti RiverheadLocal/Photos by Peter Blasl/Stringer news, December 14

Fire department rescue crews saved a man trapped in a trench collapse at a construction site off Doctors Path.
The man was working on a cesspool installation at a new home on AJ Court when the walls of the trench caved in on him and trapped him at the bottom of a hole at least 20 feet deep, according to Riverhead Fire Department spokesperson Bill Sanok.
Riverhead Fire Department volunteers Riverhead ... (Full Story & Photos)

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