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Riverhead Fire Department

Car bursts into flames after rear-ending van in Riverside Friday morning

The driver of the car escaped with only minor injuries, according to police.

Woman and cats escape house fire in Glenwood Village Tuesday morning

Riverhead firefighters made a quick stop of a house fire in the Glenwood Village community this morning.

Overnight fire rips through Riverhead trailer, leaving family homeless

An overnight blaze at a trailer off Harrison Avenue left a family with four young children homeless.

Riverhead firefighters make quick stop of basement fire on Middle Road

The fire started in the basement of the home at 425 Middle Road, east of Ostrander Avenue at about 12:20 p.m.

Riverhead firefighters stop blaze at soundfront condo complex overnight

Riverhead firefighters made a quick stop of a fire that broke out at a soundfront condominium complex in Baiting Hollow overnight.

Meet Riverhead Fire Department’s new Chief Peter Jackman

Meet Riverhead Fire Department's new Chief Peter Jackman, 51. The 30-year member of RFD and two-time captain of the Reliable Hose and Engine Company took the helm of the department last night following swearing-in ceremonies at headquarters.

Outgoing fire chief reflects on the ‘privilege’ of service in Riverhead

Riverhead Fire Chief Kevin Brooks becomes an ex-chief Tuesday night, completing eight years of service in the chiefs' rotation in Riverhead Fire Department, which he's served as a volunteer firefighter for 21 years.

RFD Ironman to serve up spaghetti dinner

The RFD Ironmen will be passing the pasta at their ninth annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser on April 7. Funds raised at the dinner support the Ironman Drill Team.

Parked car erupts in flames outside county center Tuesday afternoon

The fire erupted in the engine compartment of a Buick Park Avenue parked outside the Evans K. Griffing County Center at about 2:15 p.m.

Fast-moving fire destroys home in Calverton mobile home park Sunday

The homeowner, an elderly woman, escaped from the blaze without injury. The fire marshal is investigating.