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(Studio: Harry Smith) The wildfires on Catalina Island off California noted; map shown.
(Catalina: Bill Whitaker) The Catalina Island fire featured; scenes shown of flames approaching Avalon, firefighting planes, people evacuating, a burning house, firefighters and equipment arriving from the mainland; details given of the logistical problems in firefighting on the island. [WOMAN, resident Jane LOPEZ– comment.] [In Griffith Park in Los Angeles, Governor Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER – expresses concern that equipment sent to Iraq doesn’t come back.]
(Lake City, Florida: Kelly Cobiella) The wildfires in Florida and Georgia updated; scenes shown of parents picking up kids from school. [Parent Anthony CALDWELL- comments on the smoke.] [FIREFIGHTER – says it will romp and stomp.] [US Forest Service Russell HUBRIGHT- comments on the exhausting battle.]
- Smith, Harry;
- Whitaker, Bill;
- Cobiella, Kelly
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