NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 17, 2013
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(Mountain Center, California: Miguel Almaguer) The fight against the Mountain Fire in southern California featured; scenes shown of the smoke & flames, burned homes & cars, firefighting aircraft, the funeral for Arizona firefighter Kevin Woyjeck; details given about the evacuation of Camp Ronald McDonald and the success against the fire at Pine Springs Ranch. [MAN – comments.] [US Forest Service Bob POOLE- notes the dry vegetation.] [US Forest Service David CLEAVES- says dryer weather, longer droughts & hotter temperatures created the situation where we lost the firefighters in Arizona.] Other fires in the West noted; photos shown.
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