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Charleston, South Carolina / Warehouse Fire / Risks #863488

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Jun 19, 2007
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(Studio: Russ Mitchell) Reports introduced.

(Charleston, South Carolina: Kelly Cobiella) The tragic death of nine firefighters in a furniture warehouse fire in Charleston, South Carolina, when the roof collapsed featured; scenes and animation shown of the fire; photos of the firemen shown. [Eyewitness Daniel SHAHID†, fire Chief Rusty THOMAS†, Mayor Joseph RILEY†- describe what happened.] [DuBose Middle School assistant principal Brion† RUTHERFORD†, resident Lorraine HANCKEL†- talk about the firemen.]

(San Francisco: John Blackstone) The risks of fighting fires featured; scenes shown of firefighters training in a drill and of the 1999 warehouse fire in Worcester, Massachusetts. [Society of Fire Protection Engineers Chris JELENEWICZ†, San Francisco fire Department assistant deputy chief Tom SIRAGUSA†- talk about the problems and dangers of fighting fires.]

Mitchell, Russ;
Cobiella, Kelly;
Blackstone, John

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