06/04/2014 14:00 hrs. Jamesport Fire-Lambui
A home on Herricks Lane apparently caught fire, as per officials on scene, as a result of arcing wires supplying power to the home from the main line at the street pole. Most of the fire was contained to the attic, and one firefighter was rushed by ambulance to Peconic Bay Medical Center complaining of chest pains. Chief S. McCabe (06-01-30) of the Jamesport F.D. was in charge of the scene, and mutual aid was provided by the Riverhead, Mattituck F.D.'s, and Riverhead Volunteer Amb. Corp. PSE&G was asked to respond to shut the power to the house and Herricks Lane was closed in both directions for approx. two hours.
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