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NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 11, 2012
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The wildfires in the West introduced. NOTE: Local weather bulletin on screen.

(Bellvue, Colorado: Charles Hadlock) The out-of-control High Park fire in Colorado featured; scenes shown of the flames, aircraft dropping retardant; satellite pictures shown of the smoke. [Larimer County Sheriff’s Office executive officer Nick CHRISTENSEN†- describes the aggressive fire.] [Bellvue resident Jeremy FOREMAN‡- comments on his efforts to protect his house.] [Residents Carolyn SCHULTZ†, WOMAN comment.] [Incident commander Bill HAHNENBERG†- says the hope for containment today is tenuous.] The Little Bear fire in New Mexico, where an orphaned bear cub who was named Smokey Bear and became the symbol of the US Forest Service was found in 1950, shown.

Williams, Brian;
Hadlock, Charles

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