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Riverhead Fire Department

Riverhead firefighters knock down overnight house fire on Woodcrest Avenue

A 911 caller at approximately 12:15 a.m. reported smoke coming out of the residence, located north of Route 58 on Woodcrest Avenue.

Wrong-way crash leaves car hanging over bridge on I-495 in Riverhead

A wrong-way driver on the Long Island Expressway in Riverhead lost control and crashed on a median, his car coming to a stop with its front end hanging off a bridge abutment.

Riverhead firefighters make quick stop of early morning fire at West Main Street commercial building

The interior of the ground-floor shop was heavily burned but firefighters were able to contain the fire to the one store. There are four storefronts in the building, which abuts the new five-story apartment building.

Riverhead Fire Department’s award-winning chefs donate cash prize to Autism Speaks

A winning team of Riverhead Fire Department chefs, who took first place in the Battle of the Badges cook-off this year, donated their $4,000 price to Autism Speaks.

Riverhead Fire Dept. honors 50-year member

Ex-captain Paul Sparrow, who joined Riverhead Fire Department on Oct. 21,1969, was recognized by the department this week.

Riverhead Fire Department hosts open house

Kids of all ages enjoyed watching firefighters' demonstrations, fire prevention lessons and activities, including a "wet-down" of new apparatus at Riverhead Fire Department's open house today at headquarters. Photos.

Fire destroys mobile home in Riverside

Fire tore through a mobile home in the Riverwoods community in Riverside this afternoon. Photos.

Riverhead Fire Department to host open house Saturday afternoon

The event will include a wet-down of two new fire trucks, and displays and demonstrations of t emergency equipment.

Baled straw catches fire on Riverhead farm

Firefighters were called after about 20 bales of straw caught fire on a Riverhead farm this afternoon.

Fire destroys garage in Polish Town Sunday

Fire consumed a detached garage at a house on Marcy Avenue yesterday evening.