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In Depth (National Parks / Firefighter Shortage) #634931

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Jun 15, 2000
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Helena, MT: Jim Avila) The shortage of firefighters to control wildfires at national parks reported. [Firefighter trainee Ashley SNELLMAN - says conditions will be difficult.] [US Forest Service Dennis PENDLETON - says firefighting is a demanding job.] [US Forest Service Mike DALUZ - says there is competition for jobs.] [Forester Don ARTLEY - says people may wear out early.] [Firefighter Dave LARSEN - says more people could be mobilized in the past.]

(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Refusal of firefighters to assist in cleanup efforts around Los Alamos National Laboratory due to fears of radiation contamination reported.

Avila, Jim;
Brokaw, Tom

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