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new fir CLINCH VALLEY TIMES St. Paul, Va. Thursday, March 20, 2014 Page 7 The Virginia Department of Forestry has improved its ability to respond to wild- fires in the Commonwealth by upgrading several pieces of fire equipment in its sup- pression fleet. Five new wildland brush trucks and four new tractor/plows with transports, valued at nearly $1.3 million, were distributed to various locations across Virginia. The units were purchased to replace existing equipment that had reached the end of its service life. The five new brush trucks replace mili- tary-type Humvees that had been in ser- vice for more than 20 years. These new trucks have 300-gallon water tanks, larger capacity pumps, additional hose and improved emergency lighting along with the ability to transport up to five firefight- ers. Steve Counts, VDOF's assistant direc- tor of resource protection, said, "With the addition of these wildland engines, we can improve response time, increase protection of wildland home communities, and pro- vide safer equipment for our firefighters. We are always looking for ways to improve our emergency response and achieve our No. 1 priority, which is the safety of our employees, other emergency responders and the citizens of "girginia." The four new Tractor Plow units are John Deere 550 bulldozers equipped with larger engines and a mounted fire plow. These units have environmental glass- enclosed cabs with air filtration systems that filter out smoke while battling wild- land fires. Counts said, "These tractor units are a great improvement over the older style, open-cab tractors. By upgrading to the new tractors, we can decrease operator fatigue, increase fireline production, and provide enhanced safety during wildfire response."; With almost 90 tractor/plow units, 11 wildland engines and 170 first responders, the Virginia Department of Forestry, in cooperation with many volunteer and pro- fessional fire departments, protects Virginia's citizens, their homes, personal property and our natural resources from the devastation associated with the 1,100 wildfires that burn each year in Virginia. The Virginia Department of Forestry protects and develops healthy, sustainable forest resources for Virginians. Headquartered in Charlottesville, the Agency has forestry staff members assigned to every county to provide citizen service and public safety protection across the Commonwealth, which it's been doing now for 100 years. VDOF is an equal opportunity provider. With nearly 16 million acres of forest- land and more than 103,000 Virginians employed in forestry, forest products and related industries, Virginia forests provide an overall economic output of more than $17 Billion annually. Buy, sell, notify, employ, through... rk/ We are pledged 762-7503. thanks to to the letter and ll-21-tfncg C a s t 1 e w o o d spirit of Virginia's Funeral Home for and HUD's equal APARTMENT their help although opportunity hous- FOR RENT: Two far away they ing policies,b e d r o o m s , arranged a local Virginia's fair'Castlewood area. 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Our readers for Sale or that acknowledged are hereby Rent his death by flow- informed that all ers and things mak- dwellings adver- FOR RENT: ing thank you cards tised in this news-Mobile Homes so easy to do. paper are available14x60, 2br, lba; Randy Bryant did a on an equal oppor- 16x76, 2br; wonderfuljob tunity basis. For Located in St. singing at the more information Paul, VA. funeral as dad about Virginia's References/deposit.always loved to Fair Housing Law No pets. HUD hear him sing. A or to file a fair accepted. Call 276-specialthanks to housing complaint, 762-7159 Rev. Ted Phillips call the Virginia ll-14-tfncg and Dr. John Fair Housing Thompson for the Office at (804) 367-Miscellaneous beautiful words at 8530. Toll free call for Sale the Funeral and the (888) 551-3247. Assembly of God For the hearing CARPETS AND Church for the meal impaired, call (804)RUGS. Free esti- following the 527-4290. mates on any sizefuneral everything job. For all flooring was delicious. May Houses for needs. Big M, 762- God richly bless Sale or Rent 5956. everyone involved. 5-6-ffncgL Thank you for all HOUSE FOR your help and for RENT in Old Notice all our caring Castlewood. 3 bed- friends. Thank the room w/heat pump. Friends of Veterans of Foreign $500.00 per month. SWVA is soliciting Wars, Disabled $500.00 deposit, proposals for pro- American Veterans Call 423- 323- f e s s i o n a 1 and the Virginia 7272. sign/information National Guard for 3-6-4tpd kiosk manufactur- the beautiful ser- ing. Proposals are vice they per- FOR SALE OR due April 1. For full formed. RENT: house 2 BR FRP, email nproc- The family of 1BA Upper L.C. (Flash) Bearwallow section 3-20-2tcgL Gordon of Dante. Carport. 30-20-1tpd 276-971-9931. 3 -20-2tpd Apartments for Rent FOR RENT: two bedroom apart- ments. Furnished or unfurnished. St. Paul. 762-7105 or 762-5940. 3-13-2tpd APARTMENTS FOR RENT: One Bedroom and Two Bedroom available. 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Minimum Bid: $199,000. Address: 325 Franklin St., Rocky Mount, VA 24151. Previews: Fridays, Mar. 28 & Apr. 4 , 1 PM- 4 PM. Call Jonna McGraw, Woltz & Associates, Inc., Brokers & Auctioneers (VA#321), Roanoke, VA, 800- 551-3588, or visit HISTORIC ST. PAUL'S COL- LEGE. SEALED BID AUCTION Lawrenceville, VA 1) Campus: 35- Buildings/130+AC 2) Student Center/5.55~AC 3) 434+ Acres. Also Offered as Entirety. BIDS DUE: WED, 4/9 @ 3 PM m 877-668-5397 (VA16 EHO) A Soda/Snack Vending Route. Locations Available in Your Local Area. Investment Required. Guarantee Cash Flow. 10 Year Warrantee. 1-800- 367-6709 Ext. 6039 www.unitedvend- Medical Office Trainees Needed.t II I I I I !ll!l,,,,,,,,,, Bailey Hardware 762-5140 NOW IN STOCK! All Garden Seeds, hlchdhg nmstard, lettuce, peas, beets, com. bemls Several varieties of Onion sets Plmlts: cabbage; broccoli, asparagus, sphlach, tonmtoes Seed Potatoes. ferti er Train to become a Medical Office Assistant. No Experience Needed! 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Plants, Lilies, 32 Advertise in the Clinch Valley Times VIRGINIA EMPLOYMENT COMMISSION REPORT The following jobs are.available through the Norton Virginia Employment Commission: Security Systems Installer (Wise County) Job Order #426985 Porter (Wise County) Job Order #427531 'FIG Welder (Haysi) Job Order #413892 Customer Servic~ Agent (Wise) Job Order #427662 OTR Cargo Van Driver (Eastern USA and Canada, requires Class C CDL, on the road nfinimum 2 weeks at a time, Job Order #427157 Bartender (NoIlot0 Job (hvder #418006 Electrician (Duffield) Job Order #4211036 Direct St~pola Specialist (Big Stone Gap or Duffield) Job Order #427653. Must have clear c~minal background check. ~isit xhe Norton local office of the Virginia F~ployment Commission at 1725 Park Avenue SW, email us at, call us at 276-679-9413 or visit our website at www,