N.Y. Environmental Conservation Law Section 71-0711
Injury to municipal or private lands


Any person who causes a fire which burns on or over lands belonging to another person or to a municipality shall be liable to the party injured (a) for actual damages in case of fire negligently caused or (b) for the higher of actual damages or damages at the rate of five dollars for each tree killed or destroyed in case of fire wilfully caused.

Source: Section 71-0711 — Injury to municipal or private lands, https://www.­nysenate.­gov/legislation/laws/ENV/71-0711 (updated Sep. 22, 2014; accessed Jun. 22, 2024).

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Sep. 22, 2014

§ 71-0711’s source at nysenate​.gov

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