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Vehicle fire

Police investigate vehicle fire at neighborhood park in Riverhead

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Riverhead Police patrol units responding to the report of a vehicle fire at about 4:20 a.m. today found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames at the town park on Lewis Street.

Car bursts into flames on Northville Turnpike

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Two people escaped injury when the car they were riding in on Northville Turnpike caught fire this morning. Riverhead Fire Department knocked down the flames in short order.

Firefighters knock down vehicle fire on Rt. 58

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Firefighters responding to the call at about 10:20 a.m. found a fully involved pickup truck in an eastbound lane of the county highway, just west of Kroemer Avenue.

Vehicle fire damages house on Doctors Path

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Riverhead firefighters knocked down a vehicle fire on Doctors Path this morning before it could do major structural damage to an adjacent residence.

Overnight vehicle fire on Riverhead beach goes unnoticed and unreported

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A Baiting Hollow resident caught video of the smoldering remains of a burnt-out vehicle on the beach west of the wrecks on the Long Island Sound beach in Baiting Hollow early Tuesday morning. Neither the fire nor the burnt out-vehicle had been reported to police.

Police investigate ‘suspicious’ vehicle fire

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Police are seeking information about an early morning vehicle fire in the woods near Exit 73 of the L.I. Expressway early this morning.

Parked car erupts in flames outside county center Tuesday afternoon

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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.

Riverhead firefighters quickly snuff out car fire in BJ’s parking lot

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An unoccupied vehicle caught fire in the BJ's parking lot at around 9:38 a.m. Riverhead Fire Department dispatched an engine and quickly dosed the flames.

Downed live wires set parked car ablaze on West Main Street this morning

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Firefighters found a vehicle fully engulfed in flames when they responded to a call for downed and arcing wires on West Main Street. Live wires landed under the car parked and set it ablaze.

Fire destroys truck outside Wading River home, almost spreads to nearby house

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An oil burner service truck was completely destroyed in a fire outside a Wading River home Friday afternoon, nearly causing the home to catch fire as well.
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