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CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 24, 1978
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(Studio) Details of fires in Los Angeles area given.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Los Angeles, California) Film of firemen fighting fires last night shown; burning of 40,000 acres noted; possibility of arson told; damage to homes of orchestra conductor Gordon Jenkins, actor Jack Lemmon cited. [Nira KOCHER - tells of strong winds carrying fire.] [Patricia CLARK - recalls watching fire sweep through area.] [Robert CLARK - notes common attitude, "can't happen to me."] [Page BUCKINGHAM - says must begin again from scratch.] Injuries and deaths to people and animals detailed; film of Carrie Clark finding pet cats shown.

Cronkite, Walter;
Dow, David

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