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California / Wildfires #740754

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, Oct 28, 2003
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(Southern California: Tom Brokaw) The wildfires continuing to burn in California noted; scenes shown; map shown.

(Lake Arrowhead, California: James Hattori) The wildfires near Lake Arrowhead in San Bernardino County and around Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of firefighters setting backfires and of damage. [California Department of Forestry Jerry BURKE†, FIREFIGHTER - explain backfires.] [Governor Gray DAVIS – assesses the damage.] [RESIDENT – reacts.]

(Southern California: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.

(Lake View Hills Estates, California: George Lewis) The impact of the fires in San Diego County, where 4 people died, featured; photo shown of victim Stephen Shacklett††; scenes shown. [Shacklett’s brother “CLIFFORD” – comments.] [Residents Kathleen LANCE†, Bob DALY††- comment on surviving.] [Victim’s daughter Mikella MORFEW‡- comments.]

Brokaw, Tom;
Hattori, James;
Lewis, George

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