New York Sends Third DEC Crew to Battle Western U.S. Fires

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first_imgShare:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window) Kern County Fire DepartmentALBANY — A third Department of Environmental Conservation crew is traveling to Denver, where they will be assigned to assist firefighting efforts underway in western states and two additional DEC Forest Rangers are being deployed to fight wildland fires in California.New York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo also welcomed home the state’s second team of 10 DEC Forest Rangers, staff, and volunteers, including Robert Rogers, Forest Ranger from Cattaraugus County.The crew has been helping battle and contain wildland fires raging in western states for the past two weeks. These trained, expert firefighters helped battle the Cameron Peak Fire near Red Feather Lakes, Colorado. Governor Cuomo also welcomed home three additional DEC Forest Rangers who assisted wildland firefighting efforts in California and Oregon.“We’ve all seen the devastation these wildfires have had on thousands of families out west who have lost everything,” Cuomo said. “I’m proud that these brave New Yorkers stepped up and traveled to the front lines to help suppress these fires before more homes and lives are lost. These brave men and women are the very definition of New York Tough.” The returning New York crew joined federal, state, and local fire agencies battling the Cameron Peak Fire in Colorado, which is about 20 percent contained. They were tasked with securing control lines. In addition, three DEC Forest Rangers assisted in fighting fires in California and Oregon. One Ranger was assigned to the Fork Fire burning in California’s El Dorado National Forest. Another Ranger helped fight flames in the Valley Fire in rural eastern San Diego County, and the third served as Task Force Leader for operations related to the Slater Fire in Oregon.All personnel and travel expenses for the New York crews are either paid directly by the U.S. Forest Service or reimbursed to New York State based on a mutual aid agreement between states and federal land agencies.last_img read more


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first_imgThe Assembly of Bankruptcy Creditors of the bankrupt company Helios Faros dd has made a decision on drafting a bankruptcy plan following the investment and recapitalization offer submitted jointly by Valamar Riviera and PBZ Croatia osiguranje for the management of mandatory pension funds on 15 May 2017.The bankruptcy plan should enable the exit of Helios Faros from bankruptcy and the continuation of the business of the company that has been the holder of the Starigrad tourist offer for decades, and has been in bankruptcy since 2016. As previously announced, PBZ Croatia osiguranje and Valamar Riviera have proposed a restructuring plan and a six-year investment plan for tourist property, in the total amount of HRK 650 million. Through the complete renovation and construction of two high-category resorts with a capacity of about 700 accommodation units, the portfolio of Helios Faros would be repositioned according to the premium offer, which would give the destination Stari Grad more attractive and recognizable. According to this plan, Helios Faros would employ about 500 staff after the renovation of the Arkada and Lavender hotels.Helios Faros dd currently has capacities of category 2 * -3 *, which include 1.465 beds in tourist facilities of hotel Arkada 2 * and Lavanda 3 *, apartments 2 * and camp Jurjevac, although almost 20% of capacity in solid facilities has been out of commercial for some time. functions. With more than HRK 3 billion invested in Croatian tourism, Valamar Riviera is one of the largest investors in the tourism sector. In line with the strategic goal of further growth through expansion and partnerships, Valamar Riviera has increased its portfolio by 25% in the last two years through successful acquisitions of the travel companies Hoteli Baška and Imperial Rab.last_img read more


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first_img Camelot aims for ‘Big September’ supporting a high street recovery August 26, 2020 Ministers expected to raise National Lottery age limit August 17, 2020 Share Related Articles Share UKGC launches fourth National Lottery licence competition August 28, 2020 Submit StumbleUpon This week UK National Lottery operator Camelot has announced the launch of its new nationwide campaign ‘Surprise & Delight’, focusing on its real winner life changing stories.The campaign has been developed by international marketing agency AMV BBDO and will be initially launched on radio, ‘out-of-home’ and social media channels.Updating the market, Camelot marketing detailed that it wants the campaign to ‘demonstrate and celebrate the volume and variety of prizes won on The National Lottery, while at the same time making an emotional connection around that moment of becoming a millionaire that everyone has dreamed of’.Focusing on ‘real life story telling’, the campaign will use actual winners’ responses to winning life-changing prizes. Camelot will further drive its brand message by using National Lottery statistics and data to develop meaningful customer messages;Arabella Gilchrist, Head of Parent Brand for The National Lottery, commented on the campaign launch “The National Lottery plays a vital role in contributing to Good Causes throughout the UK – raising more than £30 million every week – and at the same time awards around eight million prizes weekly. These surprising facts and real-life winner stories will help remind players that real people, like them, are winning on The National Lottery all the time.”last_img read more


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first_imgDesigned in the blue and white colours of hosts Israel, the official ball for the UEFA European Under-21 Championship was unveiled during Wednesday’s draw in Tel Aviv.The official ball for the UEFA European Under-21 Championship was unveiled during the draw in Tel Aviv on Wednesday – and earned immediate praise for its “eye-catching and modern look”.That was the verdict of Avi Nimni, the former Israel captain and U21 finals ambassador, speaking on the stage at the Tel Aviv Hilton, where the draw took place. Fittingly, the ball has the same blue and white colours as tournament hosts Israel and its design features the same thermally bonded triangular patterns as the adidas Tango 12, match ball of UEFA EURO 2012.Avi Nimni added: “The ball is very light and easy to control and I hope we will see a lot of goals in the tournament.”adidas has produced the official ball for every major UEFA and FIFA tournament since 1970.last_img read more