For Your Safety: Be Careful With Fire

Fire Island National Seashore is composed of several areas that are vulnerable to wildland fires. For this reason, open fires are strictly prohibited anywhere within the park's boundaries.

Barbecuing is permitted only in the park's designated picnic areas where grills have been provided. Never leave a grill unattended and be sure to fully extinguish coals before leaving the picnic area. Grills are not permitted outside of these designated areas. For wilderness camping—by permit only—open fires are prohibited; you must bring and use a backcountry stove for cooking.

Fires are not permitted on the beach.

Stay Safe
Prevention is the best defense against fire.

If smoke or other indications of a fire are present, move to a safe location and report to a park ranger as soon as possible or call Seashore Dispatch at 570-426-2457.

Last updated: May 30, 2014

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