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Wildfires / Florida / Los Angeles, California #860099

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 09, 2007
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(Studio: Katie Couric) The fires in Florida and Georgia noted; map shown.

(Bradford County, Florida: Bianca Solarzano) The impact of an early tropical storm and wildfires on Florida featured; scenes shown from the air of the fire. [Weather analyst Bryan NORCROSS†- talks about this hybrid May storm.] [On a plane, Governor Charlie CRIST†- says Florida can handle this.] [National Guard OFFICIAL - says we have enough equipment.]

(Los Angeles: Sandra Hughes) The urban inferno in Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of the wildfire in Griffith Park, from the L.A. zoo and of an aerial water drop on a burning foot bridge. [Los Angeles councilman Tom LaBONGE†- likens the fire's dance to that of Mick Jagger.] [Los Angeles Zoo Jason JACOBS†, EVACUEE, fire department Ken RENZ†- comment on aspects of the fire.]

(Studio: Katie Couric) The latest news on the course of tropical storm Andrea off Savannah, Georgia, updated; map shown.

Couric, Katie;
Solarzano, Bianca;
Hughes, Sandra

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