Riverhead Fire Department
Man trying to thaw frozen pipes sets outside of house on fire — and other mishaps related to bitter-cold temps
Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire on Doctors Path, but extreme cold temperatures caused pipes to freeze and break around Riverhead today, keeping volunteer firefighters busy.
Firefighter William G. ("Billy") Hubbard, 86, joined the Riverhead Fire Department Feb. 15, 1955 and is one of its longest-serving living members.
Polish Town's Eagle Hose Company, celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, threw itself a party Saturday night at Polish Hall. Photos
‘You just do what you were trained to do’: vols share details of life-saving rescue from burning Riverhead home
How Riverhead firefighters crawled through a smoke-filled house on fire to drag an unconscious man to safety Thursday night.
The man, 30, suffered smoke inhalation and was airlifted to Stony Brook hospital. A woman, infant and small child escaped uninjured from the upstairs apartment in the two-family home.
Riverhead firefighters found records burning in a second-story storage room at the county center this afternoon.
Meet Jewel, of Suffolk’s arson investigation team, who’s trained to sniff out accelerants at fire scenes
The 9-year-old lab partners with Suffolk County fire marshal Brett Martinez to investigate fires for evidence of arson. Martinez and Jewel demonstrated their procedures Sunday during an arson investigation training session at Riverhead Fire Department headquarters.
Riverhead Fire Department's policy change, allowing vols to join as class B (exterior) firefighters brought nine new members — and four top responders— in 2014.
Three youths escaped a house on fire on Twomey Avenue in Calverton this afternoon.
Numerous people safely evacuated from a W. Main St. house after fire broke out in the basement. Riverhead FD quickly contained the fire and put it out.