Wading River Fire Department
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
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.
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 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.
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 people were injured in a crash on Middle Country Road just east of Wading River-Manorville Road this afternoon.
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.
Riverhead Police detectives and the Suffolk County Arson Squad are investigating a house fire last night on Overlook Drive in Wading River.