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Wildfires / California / Simmons Interview #1043573

CNN Evening News for Friday, May 03, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The raging wildfires in California updated; aerial and video to show the quickness of a fire shown.

(Oxnard, California: Kyung Lah) The wildfires in dry Ventura County, California, featured; scenes shown of nearby smoke. The scope of the fire, the firefighters' challenging job, the helicopter air water drops discussed; inset video of smoke, flames and the hills shown.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with firefighter/filmmaker Alan Simmons about the fires; 2009 fire scenes shown. [SIMMONS - comments on the unique California weather that fuels fires, the challenges for the firefighters.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Lah, Kyung

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