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Riverhead Fire Department

Firefighters respond to pre-dawn alarm at town sewer district facility on Rt. 58

Riverhead firefighters got an early morning wake-up call today with the report of a structure fire at the Lowe’s Home Improvement store site.

Emptied ashtray sets Dumpster on fire

Riverhead firefighters extinguished a blazing Dumpster fire Thursday afternoon on Roanoke Avenue.

Riverhead, Flanders fire departments battle brush fire in Riverside woods early Sunday morning

Riverhead and Flanders firefighters fought an early morning brush fire in the woods off Old Quogue Road in Riverside Sunday. Fire Chief Joe Raynor said...

Breaking news: Blaze destroys Aquebogue home Friday afternoon

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a Church Lane home Friday afternoon.

Fire wrecks late-model Cadillac on Nugent Drive in Calverton

A Medford woman’s work week got off to a terrible start this morning when her 2014 Cadillac caught fire just after she exited the...

Riverhead firefighters quickly put out vehicle fire on Hallet Street (Video)

Riverhead firefighters quickly doused a vehicle fire on Hallet Street Wednesday afternoon. The Izuzu Trooper SUV was parked in the driveway just a few feet from a dwelling....

When a hospital burns: Drill plays out catastrophe to train responders (Video)

Riverhead and three area fire departments and Riverhead Volunteer Ambulance Corps descended on Peconic Bay Medical Center Sunday morning in an elaborate drill to prepare for the event of a fire at the community hospital.

Riverhead firefighter honored for 50 years of service

Riverhead Fire Department Ex-Cheif Joseph Gadzinski was honored Tuesday night at the Riverhead Fire Department for 50 years of service as a firefighter.

Police, firefighters snuff out fire at East Main Street apartment complex

The Riverhead fire marshal said the fire was sparked by a cigarette tossed out onto a wood deck.

Angry firefighters: policymakers ‘have no clue’ about dangers of battling wildfires in Flanders pine barrens

Firefighters on the ground battling the April 11 Flanders brush fire are angry about county executive's remarks that what they need is 'training' and by pine barrens commission's reluctance to clear fire lanes, remove dead trees over concern for wildlife habitat.