Fire Island

Two Suffolk County Officers Rescue Man, Woman From Rip Current At Fire IslandA National Weather Service advisory for strong rip currents was in effect at the time of the rescue and surf height at the time of the rescue was approximately four feet.
Suffolk Police Rescue 3 Men Caught In Rip Current Off Fire IslandTwo Suffolk County police officers and an off-duty lifeguard rescued three men who got caught in a rip current off Fire Island Friday afternoon.
Report: Suffolk County To Ask Court To Condemn Fire Island Properties To Clear Way For Dune ProjectThe 13-mile, $207 million dune project was designed by the Army Corps of Engineers, but Suffolk is responsible for acquiring the land.
Many Not Pleased As Meters Replace Free Parking Near Fire Island Ferry DocksSummer visitors to Fire Island have often enjoyed free parking on the mainland, but when business owners in Bay Shore complained that customers could not shop because of the clutter of cars.
Environmental Group: Portuguese Man O' War Now Spotted Along Much Of Long IslandThe dangerous and venomous Portuguese man o’ war has now been spotted along Long Island from Robert Moses State Park all the way to Montauk, according to an environmental group.
Dangerous Portuguese Man O' War Finds Its Way Onto Fire Island BeachesTwo children on Fire Island were among the latest victims of the stinging Portuguese man o’ war.
Major Fire Breaks Out In Fire Island Hotel & ResortA fire was raging Thursday afternoon in a hotel on Fire Island.
Dead Humpback Whale Washes Up On Fire IslandAuthorities say a dead humpback whale washed up near the east end of Fire Island.
Long Island's Battle Against Southern Pine Beetles Stretches To Fire IslandParts of the Fire Island National Seashore are now closed to the public for two weeks while the race is on to stop one of the most destructive forest pests.
Parts Of Fire Island Closing To Fight Beetle InfestationThe southern pine beetles have become a big problem on Long Island, killing tree after tree.
Several Buildings Destroyed By Fast-Moving Blaze On Fire IslandJust weeks before the start of the tourist season, fire destroyed four buildings on Cherry Grove.
1 Dead, 3 Rescued After Tugboat Sinks Off Fire IslandCoast Guard Petty Officer Morgan Gallapis said the search began Saturday afternoon after a crew member reported the tugboat was sinking.