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California / Wildfire #875901

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Oct 21, 2007
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(Malibu: Chris Jansing) The battle in California against a wildfire that is surrounding the campus of Pepperdine University featured; scenes shown of a burned-out church, the burning church and several burning houses. [Voice of chopper pilot Chip PAGE†, pastor Greg HUGHES, Los Angeles County fire chief P. Michael FREEMAN†, homeowner Taylor SHUTE†- react to the fire.] [California state assembly Julia BROWNLEY†- sums up the response.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) What is happening at Pepperdine where the anchor's son is a student reported; school's emergency message played; fire scenes shown. [Voice of Stefan HOLT†- recounts what happened on campus as the fire encroached closer to campus.]

(Studio: Lester Holt) A report on the California weather conditions and the drought in the South presented; weather maps shown. [NBC WeatherPlus Gary ARCHIBALD - describes Santa Ana winds and what happens when they blow in dry conditions; notes there has not been rainfall in the Southeast.]

Holt, Lester;
Jansing, Chris

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