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NBC Evening News for Thursday, Oct 25, 2007
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(Studio: Brian Williams) The latest damage figures on the wildfires in California noted.

(San Diego: George Lewis) The situation in the fire zone updated; details given on most San Diego evacuees heading back home while other areas remain closed; scenes shown of firefighters, who appear to finally be getting the upper hand, and evacuees leaving Qualcomm Stadium, and President Bush’s tour of the damage. [San Diego County Supervisor Ron ROBERTS†- says it’s still serious but there’s been a lot of good news.] [COUPLE – comment on their destroyed home.] [Outside Ramona, several PEOPLE – complain about not being let back in.] [BUSH – promises help.] Arson investigations into some of the fires noted.

(San Diego: John Yang) Scenes shown of Bush’s visit to the fire zone. [BUSH – sympathizes with a family whose destroyed home he toured; deflects a question about the efficiency of the emergency response; thanks firefighters.]

Williams, Brian;
Lewis, George;
Yang, John

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