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CNN Evening News for Sunday, Oct 28, 2007
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(Studio: Melissa Long) The arrest of 5 people on arson charges for setting fires in California reported; description of another suspect’s truck noted.

(Studio: Melissa Long) Scenes shown of California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger thanking police and firefighters at Qualcomm Stadium.

(San Diego: Reggie Aqui) The story of a couple who survived fire engulfing their home by getting into their swimming pool presented; their neighbors’ death while trapped in a garage noted; scenes shown of the pool and the destroyed house. [Wildfire survivor Dr. Roger BIELASZ†- says they were in the pool for 3 hours.]

(Studio: Fredricka Whitfeld) Taped interview held with the Bielaszes. [Dena BIELASZ†, Dr. BIELASZ - describe the ordeal.]

Long, Melissa;
Aqui, Reggie;
Whitfeld, Fredricka

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