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Wading River Fire Department

Wading River Fire Department installs its first female chief: Meet Denise Gluck

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Wading River Fire Department entered trailblazer territory this year with the installation of a woman as its chief of department. Meet Chief Denise Gluck

With annual ‘Stuff-A-Bus’ food drive upended by COVID-19 Wading River FD seeks donations at its headquarters this year

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Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the fire department is unable to stand outside the Wading River King Kullen supermarket, where for more than 20 years volunteers have set up on weekends in December to collect nonperishable food for local food pantries.

Blaze guts commercial building in Wading River

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Nearly 100 firefighters and more than a dozen fire departments battled a commercial blaze on North aCountry Road in Wading River last night.

Fire destroys home in Wading River

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Fire destroyed a two-story home on Farm Road West in Wading River yesterday afternoon.

Wading River FD reports ‘miracle on the 18th hole’

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Fast action by Wading River firefighters saved a large dog stuck in a drain pipe near the 18th hole at a Wading River golf course Sunday afternoon.

Wading River FD aims to fill a big yellow school bus with food — Stuff-A-Bus food drive is on

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Wading River Fire Department vols are conducting their annual Stuff-A-Bus food drive between Thanksgiving and New Year’s to help restock empty shelves at local food pantries for the winter. They will make the rounds with Santa Claus Dec. 8 to visit children and collect nonperishable food items to help stuff the school bus that’s parked outside headquarters, where they will also accept donations.

Wading River Fire Department launches 2018 Stuff-A-Bus holiday food drive

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Non-perishable foods and canned good will be collected during the holidays outside the King Kullen supermarket and at fire department headquarters beginning Sunday, Nov. 25 and continuing through the first weekend in January. The food collected will be delivered to seven area churches and food banks on Sunday, Jan. 6.

Two hurt in near head-on crash on Rt. 25 in Wading River Thursday afternoon

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Two people were injured in a crash on Middle Country Road just east of Wading River-Manorville Road this afternoon.

Felled tree strikes power line, sparking multiple electrical fires in Wading River neighborhood

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A resident cut down a tree that hit a power line on Sylvan Drive, Wading River Fire Chief Kevin McQueeney said. The impacted line was the “neutral” and “once the neutral dropped out, you had unregulated power going all over the place,” he said.

Cops launch arson investigation into late night house fire in Wading River

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Riverhead Police detectives and the Suffolk County Arson Squad are investigating a house fire last night on Overlook Drive in Wading River.
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