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CBS Evening News for Monday, Jun 30, 2014
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(Diamond Bar, California: Carter Evans) The battle against wildfires in the West featured; scenes shown of the San Juan fire in Arizona, fires in California; map shown of fires across the country; fire numbers this year and last year compared; photo shown of the Granite Mountain Hotshots who died one year ago; details given about the recommendation for using GPS technology to locate Hotshots. [CAL FIRE Chief Dale HUTCHINSON††- says there are extremely dry fuels in the live vegetation and dead material.] [Former Hotshot Shawna LEGARZA††- wonders about using technology to know what the fire is doing and where our people are.]

Reporter(s):
Pelley, Scott;
Evans, Carter
Duration:
00:00:30

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