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Western Wildfires / Weaverville, California #642144

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, Aug 29, 2001
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(Studio: John Roberts) Report introduced.

(Weaverville, California: John Blackstone) Major wildfires in eight western states reported; details given of the evacuation of residents from Weaverville, California, and the arrest of Frank Grady for the deaths of two pilots whose planes collided while fighting the fire that he had set. [Three PEOPLE - talk about evacuating and the approaching fire.] [California Department of Forestry Division Chief Mike TORRES - says fighting the fire is a "herculean task".] [California Department of Forestry Battalion Chief Jim GUNDERSON - says the humidity is low.]

Blackstone, John;
Roberts, John

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