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Lithium ion batteries from fatal NYC fire were transported and have been stored by Manorville environmental clean-up company

by Jul 7, 2023
Lithium ion batteries from an e-bike shop that caught fire and led to the death of four people in New York City were transported and have been temporarily stored by a Manorville environmental contracting and remediation company.

Riverhead Home Depot reopens after fire

by Mar 23, 2022
The Riverhead Home Depot reopened for business this morning following a fire Monday that damaged its main entrance. That entrance is closed but the store opened using the building's other entrances.

Fire destroys abandoned house in the woods off Main Road west of CR 105

by Jan 7, 2017
A long-vacant house set back in the woods off Main Road in Riverhead was destroyed by a fire thought to be set by a downed tree pulling down power lines near the house, which was fully engulfed in flames when firefighters responded to a 2 a.m. call.
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Bid to hire fire inspector using false alarm fees criticized by firefighters, who want third fire marshal post restored

by Apr 9, 2015
Riverhead should restore its third fire marshal position, cut in 2011, the town and county fire chiefs councils say. A fire prevention inspector is not enough.

Would-be thieves cut copper lines in vacant downtown Riverhead building, cause oil spill on Peconic Riverfront

by Nov 22, 2014
The spilt oil discharged from a sump in the building into the parking lot storm drains, then percolated to the surface after heavy rains earlier this week, Riverhead Fire Marshal Craig Zitek said.