DEC updates Forest Ranger contact information

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(New York State Department of Environmental Conservation)

NEW YORK (WWTI) — The Department of Environmental Conservation has changed to a single number for dispatch.

If a person is in need of a Forest Ranger for a search and rescue or to report a wildfire they should call 833-NYS-RANGERS.

If someone is experiencing an emergency and is in need of immediate assistance they should continue to call 911.

If someone had information about a specific location and needs to speak with a Forest Ranger they should visit the DEC website.

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