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Pacific Northwest / Forest Fires #61553

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 08, 1979
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(Studio) Responsibility for forest fires still burning in 5 Pacific new. states said placed on government forest service; criticism by governor of ID quoted.
REPORTER: Lynn Sherr

(Boise, ID) [Forest Service director Bob BJORNSEN - calls Idaho fire situation grim.] Efforts taken to combat fires in Idaho and 4 other northw. states outlined; films shown. [ID Governor John EVANS - says Forest Service made mistake.] Fire for which Forest Service is blamed explained, shown. [Aviation and Fire director Richard MONTAGUE - comments.]
REPORTER: Irv Chapman

Chapman, Irv;
Sherr, Lynn

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