NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jan 16, 2014
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(Glendora, California: Miguel Almaguer) The fight against the fire started by an illegal campfire featured; details given about the arrest of 3 men; scenes shown of flames from the Colby fire, dropping-water aircraft, burning houses, residents evacuating. [Singer mansion resident Ron GALLOWAY, homeowner Mike SCHAUB- comment.] [Los Angeles County Fire Department Darrell OSBY- says we were able to save hundreds or thousands of homes.]
(Los Angeles: Mike Taibbi) The dry conditions caused by the extreme drought in the West featured; map shown; scenes shown of depleted reservoirs, scientists measuring the snowpack, a bear crossing a ski slope. [The Weather Channel’s Kelly CASS- comments on the position of the jet stream.] [Farmer Joe DEL BOSQUE- says we are looking at an emergency.] [Western Growers Assn. Dave PUGLIA- says you see a very serious human impact.]