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Riverhead Fire Department

Fire destroys golf carts at county course in Riverhead Sunday night

A fire at the Indian Island county golf course last night damaged the golf cart storage building there and destroyed most of the golf carts stored within the building.

Volunteers install fire alarms across Suffolk as a part of Red Cross ‘Sound The Alarm’ campaign

Nearly 100 volunteers from across New York State gathered at the Riverhead Fire House on Roanoke Avenue Friday morning to prepare to install fire alarms as a part of the Red Cross "Sound The Alarm" campaign.

Riverhead Home Depot reopens after fire

The Riverhead Home Depot reopened for business this morning following a fire Monday that damaged its main entrance. That entrance is closed but the store opened using the building's other entrances.

Firefighters discover body after extinguishing vehicle fire on Sebastian Drive Tuesday night

A body was discovered inside a vehicle that was fully engulfed in flames when police and firefighters responded to reports of a vehicle fire on Sebastian Drive late Tuesday night, police said.

Overnight fire damages Riverhead self-storage facility

An overnight fire damaged multiple storage units at the CubeSmart self-storage facility on Mill Road in Riverhead.

Five dead in late-night blaze that destroyed downtown home

Five family members living in a third-floor apartment were killed in a blaze on East Second Street late last night. The house was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters responded to the alarm.

Riverhead Fire Department holds solemn memorial service

Riverhead volunteer firefighters gathered yesterday for solemn ceremonies honoring deceased members of the Riverhead Fire Department in an annual ceremony twice postponed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Another power outage hits Route 58

For the second consecutive day, a power outage is affecting Riverhead’s main commercial corridor.

Firefighters battle large mulch fire overnight

Riverhead firefighters spend much of the night battling a large mulch fire in Calverton.

Car bursts into flames on Northville Turnpike

Two people escaped injury when the car they were riding in on Northville Turnpike caught fire this morning. Riverhead Fire Department knocked down the flames in short order.