High Fire Risk in New York State
The risk for fire in most areas of New York State is currently high due to high winds and dry conditions.
Now is the time to review your family emergency plan, check supplies, and stay tuned to local news and weather for current and forecasted risks in your area.
NOTE: According to the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation, ALL residential brush burning is PROHIBITED in smaller communities during the State's historically high fire-risk period (March 16 through May 14).
For more information:
- Fire Safety Tips
- Gas and Charcoal Grill Safety
- State Ban on Residential Brush Burning
- Map of New York State showing the Level of Fire Danger by Region