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Wildfires / California, Southeast #869538

NBC Evening News for Friday, May 11, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The wildfires in Florida and California noted; satellite photos shown.

(Lake City, Florida: Dawn Fratangelo) The fires in Florida and Georgia featured; scenes shown of heavy smoke, people wearing masks, people praying; voice mail evacuation order played. [PEOPLE – comment.] [FIREFIGHTER – says it will romp and stomp.] [Florida Division of Forestry Sonny GREENE†- says it’s still a dangerous fire.]

(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Avalon, California: Michael Okwu) The fire on California’s Catalina Island featured; scenes shown of flames approaching Avalon, people evacuating, firefighters and equipment arriving from the mainland; details given of the logistical problems in firefighting on the island. [FIREFIGHTER – comments on the growth of the fire.]

Williams, Brian;
Fratangelo, Dawn;
Okwu, Michael

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