Residents advised to be safe when barbecuing in parks

Officials want to remind everyone to be safe when barbecuing on Memorial Day. Residents who plan to barbecue at city parks must only grill in

Officials want to remind everyone to be safe when barbecuing on Memorial Day.

Officials want to remind everyone to be safe when barbecuing on Memorial Day. (5/29/16)

THE BRONX - Officials want to remind everyone to be safe when barbecuing on Memorial Day.

Residents who plan to barbecue at city parks must only grill in designated barbecue areas. The barbecue must be set up at least 10 feet away from any trees to lessen the chance of fires.

Used charcoal should be thrown into a tin bin and not onto the ground.

Residents are also not allowed to grill on the beach or use propane tanks.

Breaking these rules could result in a $50 fine.

 

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 hit the streets to find out 1 Word on the Street: Favorite U.S President
VIDEO: Scenes from fatal accident 2 VIDEO: Scenes from fatal accident
At least 20 cars were damaged when the 3 2nd-floor parking garage collapses on Jerome Avenue
Fire officials say the parking garage on Jerome 4 2nd-floor garage collapses on Jerome Avenue
Wings Academy came back from a second-half double-digit 5 VIDEO: Wings Academy wins PSAL Borough Championship

advertisement | advertise on News 12

More News

The Edgewater Park Volunteer Fire Department held its Edgewater Park parade marks Memorial Day weekend

Veterans, local service members and families came out Sunday as the Edgewater Park Volunteer Fire

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE