Freight Boat: Summer 2018 Lumber Restrictions

For the week of the fourth of July this year, the Fire Island Ferries freight department will not be accepting any lumber on Monday, July 2nd through Wednesday, July 4th, for any communities.

For Ocean Beach, as per the village, there will be NO lumber being shipped Fridays through Labor Day Weekend, starting Friday, June 8th. Also, there will be NO lumber shipped the entire week of the fourth of July (6.29.18 – 7.6.18).

For Saltaire, as per the village, there will be NO lumber being shipped Fridays, weekends and holidays through Labor Day Weekend. After June 15th, they will allow small lumber deliveries Monday – Thursday for homeowners and/or contractor emergency repairs.

Hopefully this will give you all ample time to order your supplies around these restrictions.

Any questions feel free to call the freight office at 631.647.3055 or Chris at 631.258.5485.

Thank you in advance for your cooperation.

Ferry Tickets Now Available in FI mTickets App!

With the latest update to the Fire Island mTickets app, customers will be able to pay for their ferries and water taxi tickets via credit card all from within the same app!

Simply download the app from the google play store or itunes app store, or update it, if you already have it.

  • Open it up, select the tickets you’d like to purchase by choosing your starting point and destination.  
  • Enter your payment information.
  • Confirm your purchase.
  • And activate your ticket(s) from within your ticket wallet just prior to boarding your ferry or water taxi.

With the fire island mTickets app, you can purchase tickets any time of day.  No more waiting in lines, or stopping at ATMs. Just open the app, buy your tickets, and you’re ready for a fun filled day at the beach!

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