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HF Sinclair steps up to fund drones

Homelad Security declines to fund drone for CCEM and Encampment


August 18, 2022

From L to R: Gary Stull, Kevin Shue, Shannon Fagan, Ryan Wells, Greg Salisbury, Lenny Layman, Sue Jones, Banach.

When Lenny Layman, Carbon County Emergency Manager, and Encampment Chief of Police, Kevin Shue, discussed getting a drone for Encampment as well as one for the CCEM office, they turned to Homeland Security for the funds. After months of waiting for an answer, the answer that was finally given was Homeland Security would not fund drones.

Layman took their need for funds to Ryan Wells, HF Sinclair's Fire Chief. Wells was able to secure the funds from HF Sinclair Corporate to purchase two drones.

A check for $15,000 was presented to Layman at the Encampment Town Hall meeting on August 11, 202...

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