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Riverhead firefighters knock down fire at vacant former Toys R Us store

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Riverhead Fire Department knocked down a fire at the rear of the vacant former Toys R Us store on Route 58 early Monday morning.

Riverhead firefighters douse house fire in Riverside Saturday afternoon

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All occupants were safely out of the home, according to Southampton Town Police at the scene. No one was injured in the incident, police said.

Multiple departments battle gas station fire at exit 71 Thursday

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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, according to an employee.

‘We lost almost everything’: After fire destroys Aquebogue home, community rallies around local family

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It would take more than an hour for firefighters from multiple local departments to extinguish the flames, which at one point leapt from the roof and windows of the two-story house. When the smoke finally cleared, the blackened husk that stood in the place of their family's longtime home was unrecognizable.

Riverhead fire chief: Firefighter injured battling yesterday’s blaze in Calverton

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The five-year veteran was treated for burns at Stony Brook University Hospital and released last night, Chief Kevin Brooks said in an interview.

Updated: Fire destroys Calverton home

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Fire gutted a home in Calverton this afternoon. Residents were safely evacuated, but the two-story house on Alfred Way was destroyed.

Breaking NewsPolice, EMS and firefighters rescue man and dog from burning Riverhead home

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Police and firefighters rescued a man and a small dog from a burning mobile home in Riverhead Sunday afternoon.

One injured as firefighters extinguish smoky house fire in Jamesport

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The two residents safely evacuated the home under heavy smoke conditions. Neither was injured. One firefighter sustained a minor injury during firefighting operations.

Flaming downed wires cause power outages in Jamesport this morning

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Downed electrical wires in the front lawn of a Peconic Bay Boulevard residence caused a brief fire and area power outages this morning.

Update: Fire at 84 Lumber considered ‘suspicious,’ under investigation as possible arson, police say

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A fire at a vacant Main Street lumberyard yesterday is now considered “suspicious in nature” by police and is under investigation.
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