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Riverhead Fire Department

Riverhead firefighters rescue unconscious man from burning home on Middle Road

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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 put out fire in records storage room at county center

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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

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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.

New recruits make a big difference as top responders in fire police patrol

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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 escape Calverton house fire Saturday afternoon: photos, video

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Three youths escaped a house on fire on Twomey Avenue in Calverton this afternoon.

Firefighters stop house fire on West Main Street; residents safely evacuated

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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.

Riverhead Police: Fire at Doctors Path apartments ruled accidental; mother and son relocated by Red Cross

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A preliminary investigation determined the fire to be accidental, police said. Mother and son displaced by the fire relocated with assistance of Red Cross.

Riverhead firefighters make quick stop of fire at Tanger Outlets Sunday

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Riverhead firefighters quickly contained and stopped a fire in a store at Tanger Outlets in Riverhead Sunday afternoon. Three stores evacuated, no injuries reported.

Riverhead emergency services to stage school shooting drill Saturday morning

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Riverhead’s police and emergency services will put themselves through the paces Saturday in a school shooting drill, RiverheadLOCAL has learned. The location and time of...

Veteran Riverhead FD vol, ex-captain Sonny Zaneski, is laid to rest

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Funeral services were held Saturday for 56-year Riverhead Fire Department member ex-captain Sonny Zaneski.
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