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01/11/16 12:08pm

Fire Jan 10

A fire that broke out at a Riverhead High School portable classroom Sunday afternoon appears to have been caused by a mechanical failure in the unit’s heating unit, according to a Riverhead fire marshal.

“It’s definitely not a suspicious fire,” said fire marshal David Andruskiewicz, who is investigating the fire.
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01/07/16 6:01am
01/07/2016 6:01 AM

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For hours upon hours every year, local volunteer firefighters train for worst-case scenarios. They prepare for smoke-filled houses and out of control fires. They drill again and again how to handle each type of emergency call — hoping they won’t have to answer one anytime soon.

Nearly a year ago, on Jan. 29, 2015, that kind of worst-case scenario training was put to use. READ

10/08/15 5:53pm
10/08/2015 5:53 PM

Riverhead school bus fire Long Island Expressway

A Riverhead school bus caught fire and was destroyed Thursday afternoon after it was involved in a “serious accident” on the Long Island Expressway, according to district superintendent Nancy Carney. READ