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 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.