NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 2008
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(Goleta, California: George Lewis) The desperate situation in California featured; scenes shown of flames and smoke and planes spreading retardant in the Big Sur region; map of fires in the West and satellite image shown. [Los Angeles fire department Capt. Jack FRY- worries about the winds.] [RESIDENT – reacts.] [Bureau of Land Management John GLENN- notes the strain on resources.] [Governor Arnold SCHWARZENEGGER – states fire season is all year round.]
(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Redding, California: Mara Schiavocampo) The battle against the fires in northern California featured; scenes shown of crews setting backfires in Shasta County. [Firefighter Tiffany HEDLUND, fire commander Ron BRAVO- comment on scarce resources.] [FIREFIGHTER – reacts.] [Cal Fire FIREFIGHTER – comments on help from the National Guard.]