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Structure Fire

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti riverhead local, October 27

A fire at a church on Roanoke Avenue overnight is being investigated by the Suffolk County Police Arson Squad and Riverhead Town Police detectives.
Riverhead Fire Department responded at about 2:30 a.m. to the scene of the fire at Luz En Tu Senda Church on the corner of Roanoke Avenue and Cranberry Street.
The fire started in a wooden trash enclosure outside the rear of the church and burned the rear ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local, October 06

A big crowd turned out for Riverhead Fire Department’s open house today at the department’s Roanoke Avenue headquarters.
Kids of all ages enjoyed watching firefighters demonstrate how to extinguish a grease fire and oven fire (rule no. 1 deprive it of oxygen – also, don’t put water on a grease fire) and how firefighters use the “jaws of life” to extricate people trapped in vehicles following crashes. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Structure fire

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/ Denise Civiletti Riverhead Local/Photos Ex-Capt. Paul Sparrow, October 04

Fire destroyed a mobile home in the Riverwoods community on Riverleigh Avenue in Riverside this afternoon.

One of the occupants of the home was transported by Flanders-Northampton Ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center for treatment of smoke inhalation.

The home next door sustained damage from the heat of the fire.
The home at unit 40 on Pond Road in Riverwoods was fully engulfed when Riverhead ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/photos by Ex-Capt Paul Sparrow, September 28

Riverhead Fire Dept was dispatched to a MVA on route 105 south of union ave. Chief Corwin was 1st on scene and found that a passenger on the overturned vehicle was still inside. The victim was removed through the sun roof. 2 victims were transported to PBMC by Riverhead ambulance. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Baled straw catches fire on Riverhead farm

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti, September 27

Riverhead firefighters doused a fire on a farm north of Sound Avenue this afternoon, where numerous rolls of baled straw caught fire.
It was spontaneous combustion, Riverhead Fire Department spokesperson William Sanok said. The bales heated up and had just enough moisture in them to catch fire, Sanok said.
Moisture in baled hay or straw causes chemical reactions that produce flammable gas, which when ... (Full Story & Photos)

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