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Colorado / Wildfires / The Smokejumpers #155222

ABC Evening News for Friday, Jul 08, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Glenwood Springs, Colorado: Tom Foreman) The story of the firefighters trapped by the wildfires on Storm King Mountain, Colorado, featured; scenes shown from the fire site. [Surviving fireman Eric HIPKE - describes what happened.]

(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Prineville, OR: Brian Rooney) The fire-fighting Smokejumpers profiled; scenes shown from Prineville, OR, home of nine of the dead firefighters. [Victim's friend Marge PIERCE, firefighter trainee Jeff BELL, Prineville fire chief Dave FIELDS, United States Forest Service Tom SCHMIDT, victim's father Kirk BLECHA - talk about the Smokejumpers, including Jon Kelso and Scott Blecha.]

Foreman, Tom;
Jennings, Peter;
Rooney, Brian

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