Firefighters make quick work of brush fire in Riverside

TIM GANNON PHOTO | Riverhead firefighters put out a small brush fire Thursday afternoon on the west side of Lake Avenue.

The Riverhead Fire Department made quick work of a small brush fire on the side of Lake Avenue in Riverside Thursday afternoon.

The fire was called in at about 12:20 p.m. and was limited to an approximately 30 foot area on the west side of Lake Avenue, just north of Lakeview Drive, and at the edge of land that is Suffolk County Parkland.

Firefighters quickly had the blaze under control and left the scene in about 20 minutes.

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