ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - Members of a 20-person crew that spent the past two weeks helping to battle wildfires in Montana is making its way back to New York.
The state Department of Environmental Conservation says members of the crew are scheduled to start arriving Friday afternoon at Albany International Airport.
The crew departed for Polson, Mont., on Aug. 16. They spent 14 days fighting blazes that burned more than 10,000 acres in two separate wildfires.
The crew members include four DEC forest rangers, 13 DEC employees and three volunteers for the agency. They hail from 15 different counties, from Long Island to the North Country and the Southern Tier.
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