Car fire
By Ex-Chief Nicholas Luparella/Katie Morosky Riverhead Local
November 8, 2021

Just before 9:15AM the Riverhead Fire department was dispatched to a vehicle fire on sound Ave. upon our arrival we found a pickup truck towing a landscaping trailer flipped over and fully engulfed. The passenger was pulled out by a bystander. Then vehicle then burst into flames. The driver was trapped and died. Riverhead responded with 2 chiefs and engine 13 and a rescue truck. The passenger refused medical treatment.

Units: 6-2-31,33 engine 13, rescue truck 6-2-11 RTVAC