Fire Island residents ordered to evacuate as Sandy nears

All Fire Island residents were ordered to evacuate today after Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone declared a state of emergency this morning. The Town of

FIRE ISLAND - All Fire Island residents were ordered to evacuate today after Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone declared a state of emergency this morning. The Town of Islip has ordered residents to leave Fire Island by 2 p.m. tomorrow. "No tangible piece of property, no possessions are worth your life," Islip Town Supervisor Tom Croci says. "So we urge them to evacuate." Ferries will be running to help Fire Island residents evacuate, but ferry service to the island will stop by 2 p.m. Ferry scheduleHurricane Sandy Evacuation InformationLI Hurricane Preparedness Resources

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