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No Caption Firefighters battle smoky blaze in Flanders

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Riverhead Local/Pete Blasl/Photos by Kevin Lennon, July 30

Firefighters from three area fire departments helped Flanders Fire Department extinguish a smoky blaze in a long-vacant commercial building on Flanders Road and Long Neck Boulevard shortly after 3 this afternoon.

“It burned extremely hot,” said Flanders Fire Department Chief Todd Ryan said, adding that the fire seemed to start in the rear of the one-story building.

The former Bayview Market has ... (Full Story & Photos)

Vehicle fire

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Photos by Ex-Chief Steve Beal, March 17

At 9:30 today we were dispatched for a car fire in the Walmart parking lot across from Tanger. The first arriving units found an active fire. the fire was quickly extinguished.... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti/photos by Pete Blasi, March 14

Riverhead Fire Department extinguished a fire in home in the Glenwood Village community this afternoon.

Firefighters were called to the scene at about 4:10 p.m. after a neighbor saw smoke coming from the unit on Glynwood Drive. Firefighters found a fire in the sunroom of the home and put it out before it had a chance to spread. No one inside the residence at the time.

The Riverhead Town fire marshal’s ... (Full Story & Photos)

Riverhead firefighters knock down fire at vacant former Toys R Us store

Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Denise Civiletti /Thomas Lambui, February 24

Riverhead Fire Department stopped a fire at the former Toys R Us building on Route 58 this morning.

Firefighters found an active fire to the rear of the vacant building near the loading docks, when they responded to the alarm at about 8:15 this morning.

The fire was contained to the exterior of the building, Riverhead Fire Department Second Assistant Chief Joe Hartmann said, but it caused a smoky ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Ex-Capt. Paul Sparrow, February 21

Riverhead responded to a chimney fire on Sandy Hollow ct. ... (Full Story & Photos)


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