01/07/16 6:01am
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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

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12/09/15 11:30am

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Many members of the Riverhead Volunteer Fire Department will remember Bill Brooks for a lot of different reasons. Some will recall his sense of humor; others, his record-setting success in firefighter races or maybe his dream of becoming a country singer, regardless of musical talent.

But his fellow firefighters will share one thing in common: They will all remember him. READ