NBC Evening News for Monday, Aug 23, 1976
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(Studio) Drought in England starts many fires. Especially bad one in Dorset.
REPORTER: John Chancellor
(London, England) English drought worst in 250 years Reporter notes conditions of weather and foliage. In Dorset, geriatric hospital in path of fire evacuated. After 30 m.p.h. winds died down fire brought under control. Many of fire fighters are volunteers and army reservists and have gone without rest for days. No chance of rain in sight to end danger of new fires and old fires still smoulder on forest floor to be rekindled by next high wind.
REPORTER: John Dancy
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