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Riverhead Fire Department

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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