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CNN Evening News for Friday, Jun 14, 2013
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(Studio: John King) The wildfires in Colorado introduced; scenes shown to illustrate how fast fires move.

(Colorado Springs: Martin Savidge) The historic Colorado fire that is now partially contained featured; scenes shown of burning homes, smoke and flames. What the small fire departments face as fires churn through the houses in Colorado discussed.

(Studio: John King) Live interview held with "National Geographic"'s Mark Thiessen† about fires; scenes shown of him videotaping a burning house. [THIESSEN - describes what happens in these fires: how the house is the most flammable thing.]

(Studio: John King) Report introduced.

(Grand Junction, Colorado: Gary Tuchman) The smokejumpers, the firefighting elite who work inside wildfires, profiled; scenes shown of them on the job: skydiving into fires. [Smokejumpers Jerran FLINDERS†, Steve STROUD†, Philip LIND†- comment on the job, the gear, a jumping accident.]

Reporter(s):
King, John;
Savidge, Martin;
Tuchman, Gary
Duration:
00:11:30

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