Officals ban alcohol consumption of a section of Fire Island starting August, 1st

Alcohol consumption banned on Fire Island between Alantique and Corneille Estates:

Part of Fire Island is going dry. Longtime residents like Abby Gillmore say rowdy beachgoers get drunk, cause trouble for families and sully the shoreline. The ban starts Aug. 1st.

Once the ban goes into effect, beachgoers found with alcohol face fines of $200 and a $25 processing fee. Officials say to expect more federal and town park rangers on the beach.



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