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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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Car fire

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local/Photo by Joseph Oliver, December 07

A sedan that rear-ended a van on Route 104 and Ludlam Avenue this morning caught fire after the collision. The driver of the car escaped with only minor injuries and was transported to Peconic Bay Medical Center for evaluation. The driver of the van was not injured.

Riverhead Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the vehicle fire.

The crash occurred at about 8:45 a.m. Route 104 ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps member John Mazzucca administers oxygen to one of the cats that escaped a house fire this morning in Glenwood Village. Riverhead Fire Department Ex-Capt. Jay McCue holds the cat for treatment.
Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps member John Mazzucca administers oxygen to one of the cats that escaped a house fire this morning in Glenwood Village. Riverhead Fire Department Ex-Capt. Jay McCue holds the cat for treatment.

Structure fire

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

Riverhead firefighters made a quick stop of a house fire in the Glenwood Village community this morning.

The fire broke out in one of the bedrooms of the home at about 8:40 a.m. The homeowner’s quick thinking helped to contain the fire, Riverhead Fire Chief Peter Jackman said. She closed the door to the bedroom before exiting the house, he said.

The woman and her two cats escaped from the home and ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Structure fire

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)

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