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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Sep 01, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Oklahoma City: Janet Shamlian) The battle against the fires in the Southwest featured; scenes shown of burned-out homes in Oklahoma City, smoke and flames at Possum Kingdom Lake, Texas; details given about the role of the drought, heat and wind. [Oklahomans Michael LINCECUM‡, Steveann BELEK‡- comment on losing their homes.] [Deputy fire chief Mark WOODARD††- says this is the worst in his 27 years.] [Firefighter Tim PERKINS†- comments on the wind.]

Williams, Brian;
Shamlian, Janet

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