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ABC Evening News for Monday, Nov 12, 2018
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(Malibu, California: David Muir) The wildfires in California introduced; scenes shown of a firenado, hillside fires, walls of flame.

(Agoura Hills, California: Gio Benitez) The Peak Fire along the highway in Simi Valley featured; scenes shown of fire, smoke, firefighting helicopters, Malibu fires, burned homes. [Rebecca HACKETT, fire evacuee Megan WEDDLE - comment on the fire.]

(Malibu, California: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Paradise, California: Will Carr) The Camp Fire in northern California featured; scenes shown of the levelled town of Paradise, fire near the roads. [Survivors Manissa & Kenneth PORTER - say we were surrounded by fire.] [Nurse Nichole JOLLY††- describes what happened on the road as her pants caught fire.] The possible cause of the fire from power line problems discussed

(Malibu, California: David Muir) Report introduced.

(California: Rob Marciano) The role of the Santa Ana winds in the fires reviewed; weather maps shown.

(Malibu, California: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Jonathan Karl) The backlash to attack tweets from President Trump accusing the state of forest mismanagement reviewed; Trump tweet & response from California Professional Fireefighters Assn. president Brian Rice† quoted. [Los Angeles County fire Chief Daryl OSBY†- calls the tweet hurtful to firefighters.] Trump's later tweet supporting the firefighters & the families of those who died discussed.

Muir, David;
Benitez, Gio;
Carr, Will;
Marciano, Rob;
Karl, Jonathan

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