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Jamesport Fire Department

Five fire departments battle blaze at bayfront home in Jamesport; residents taken to hospital for smoke inhalation

Riverhead Police responding to a report of a structure fire at 55 Bayside Avenue, Jamesport at 11:18 p.m. found "a fully engulfed fire," according to a police press release.

Two hurt in crash on Sound Avenue

A collision between a truck and an SUV on Sound Avenue in Aquebogue sent two people to the hospital and closed the road to traffic this afternoon.

Jamesport Fire Department’s bazaar & carnival with parade, fireworks returns in ’21

The Jamesport Fire Department's annual Firemen's Bazaar & Carnival returns this month with rides, games, food & drink, a big parade and a specular fireworks show.

Smoke detectors wake sleeping residents after fire breaks out in Jamesport home

Smoke detectors in a Jamesport home averted disaster when fire broke out in a sunroom early this morning, Jamesport Fire Chief Scott McKillop said.

Jamesport resident killed in house fire identified, funeral services set

The person who died in house fire on St. Mary’s Drive in Jamesport earlier this month has been identified as the longtime resident of the home, a 72-year-old man who lived alone.

Update: Body recovered from scene of blaze in Jamesport

A predawn blaze consumed a house on St. Mary’s Drive in Jamesport this morning. The home was fully engulfed in flames when Riverhead Town Police arrived at the scene shortly after 4 a.m.

In Memory of Det. Brian Simonsen

Family, friends, neighbors and colleagues gathered Thursday evening to remember NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen of Calverton in a candlelight prayer service at his gravesite in Jamesport Cemetery.

Railroad Museum of Long Island will roll newly restored 1921 steam locomotive in Jamesport Fire Department parade

The Railroad Museum's newly restored 1921 steam locomotive will be part of the Jamesport Fire Department parade July 24. Here's the story behind this unique exhibit now on display at the museum's Riverhead location.

Police rescue three fishermen lost in dense fog on Long Island Sound off Riverhead

Riverhead Police rescued three men in a boat who were lost in dense fog on Long Island Sound late last night.

Fire destroys shed and greenhouse at Jamesport nursery

Fire destroyed a wooden shed and a greenhouse at a nursery on Main Road in Jamesport Wednesday morning.