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First and the Finest: Staying safe outdoors

Poeple out enjoying parks need to take extra precautions

HARTFORD, Conn — Col. Chris Lewis of the DEEP’s Environmental Conservation Police told FOX61, “We`ve seen a huge increase of visitors to our state parks, and a lot of first time visitors to our state parks. The forecast today and tomorrow look really nice so we are expecting crowds at several of our state park especially the shoreline part, our shoreline beaches.”