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Arizona / Firefighters Death #1047251

CNN Evening News for Monday, Jul 01, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The death of 19 hotshot firefighters battling the Arizona wildfire introduced.

(Arizona; Kyung Lah) The explosive fire fought by the Prescott hotshot firefighters featured; scenes shown of the fire with the Sunday timeline of the death of 19 men in their shelters. [Prescott firefighter Wade WARD†- says they are highly trained.] [CNN meteorologist Chad MYERS†- describes the weather conditions.] [Retired firefighter Tom SHIPLEY†- comments.] Why the 20th firefighter lived discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) President Obama's pledge of assistance to Arizona noted. What is known about the 19 firefighters who died presented; names read and outlined on screen with some pictures shown. [Deceased firefighter's father Joe WOYJECK†- talks about his son.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live interview held with Prescott fire chief Dan Fraijo† about the deaths. [FRAIJO - speaks about the firefighters who died, the need to keep fighting the fire, how deploying the shelter is a last-minute effort.]

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