When Caraline Krueger’s employers at the Cooperage Inn told her they wanted to host a fundraiser to help raise money for her family, whose Calverton home was badly damaged in a Jan. 17 fire, she almost began to cry. (more…)
Firefighters pulled an unconscious man from a house fire in Riverhead late Thursday after a woman and two small children escaped unharmed, Riverhead Town police said.
On Wednesday morning, Raven Krueger of Calverton took her son Tristin to Stony Brook University Hospital for chemotherapy. It’s a routine the family has been forced to repeat twice a month since the teen was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in December 2013, just before his 17th birthday.
After this particular treatment, however, the Kruegers did not have a home to return to.
On Saturday, Tristin, now 18, was with his two older brothers in their Twomey Avenue home when they heard what sounded like gunshots. The noise came from shotgun shells exploding in the attic, where a fire had erupted. (more…)
A home on Twomey Avenue in Calverton caught fire this afternoon. (more…)
Update, 4:10 p.m.: A mother and her adult daughter escaped from their burning condo unharmed, according to Riverhead Police.
The fire is believed to have started in the chimney shortly before 3 p.m.
Just about an hour later, most of the flames had been extinguished by fire volunteers that had responded to the scene. (more…)
Four months after a fire destroyed the Fountaine family’s home in Northampton, friends and neighbors are coming together to raise funds through a Chinese auction and dinner event called “Love Thy Neighbor.”
One day before the event, the dinner has already sold out of nearly all 250 of its $50 tickets. (more…)
A Wading River woman and her family’s two dogs were rescued from a structure fire that “significantly” damaged a Dogwood Drive home this morning.
About 60 fire personnel from seven different departments responded to the two-story home shortly after 8:20 a.m., Wading River fire officials and Riverhead Town police said at the scene. (more…)
A Northampton man is in stable condition at Stony Brook University Hospital after a fire ripped through his family’s one-story home just after midnight Thursday. (more…)