Mulch fire
By Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Photo by Ex-Chief Beal
August 15, 2021

At 9:14 AM Riverhead fire department was dispatched for a mulch fire at the shooting range in Calverton. The chiefs found a large mulch pile on fire. Riverhead had help from the following departments.
Flanders, Hampton bays, Eastport , Manorville, Ridge and Wading River all for tankers. Gabreski airbase supplied a crash truck to foam the pile. Brookhaven Fire Marshal was also on scene. All units were released at 2:41 PM.