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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 24, 2002
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Wildfires in the West noted.

(Kernville, California: Shellee Smith) The California wildfire threatening the giant trees in Sequoia National Park featured; details given of the arrest of a woman in Bakersfield, California, who is suspected of starting the fire; scenes shown. [Forest supervisor Art GAFFREY†- describes the approach of the fire.] [Sierra National Forest Sue EXLINE†– explains how sequoias need fire as part of the cycle of life.]

Reporter(s):
Brokaw, Tom;
Smith, Shellee
Duration:
00:02:30

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