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

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.

Riverhead firefighters make quick stop of pre-dawn fire at Fox Hill condo complex

Riverhead firefighters averted potential catastrophe at a soundfront condominium complex before dawn today by quickly dousing a futon that was fully engulfed in flames when they arrived.

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.